FEC approves N56bn for FCT roads, car park projects | TheCable

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FEC approves N56bn for FCT roads, car park projects | TheCable

FEC approves N56bn for FCT roads, car park projects | TheCable

The federal executive council (FEC) has approved contracts worth N56.2 billion for the construction of roads and a car park in the federal capital territory (FCT). Mohammed Bello, FCT minister,

The federal executive council (FEC) has approved contracts worth N56.2 billion for the construction of roads and a car park in the federal capital territory (FCT).Mohammed Bello, FCT minister, disclosed this on Wednesday while briefing state house correspondents after the FEC meeting presided over by Yemi Osinbajo.

Bello said the approvals are for the construction of Kuje, 105 highways, access road and car park for Abuja Light Rail stations.“Council approved two contracts for the FCT including for the Full Scope Development of Federal Capital Territory Highway 105, Kuje Road, from Airport Expressway to Kuje Junction Stage 1, Abuja at the cost of N54,946,009,160.04,” he said.

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0 Comments The federal executive council (FEC) has approved contracts worth N56.improve the living standard of people in the area if elected.It’ll be a legacy of failure if electoral bill isn’t approved, says Shehu Sani Author: Ayodele Oluwafemi January 19, 2022 12:30 AM Shehu Sani, former senator representing Kaduna central, says the current administration will leave a “legacy of failure” if it fails to approve the electoral act amendment bill.Present on Tuesday at the signing of the agreement, tagged ‘Consolidated Informal Transport Sector Levy’, were representatives of the state, local government, and various unions in the transport sector.

2 billion for the construction of roads and a car park in the federal capital territory (FCT). Mohammed Bello, FCT minister, disclosed this on Wednesday while briefing state house correspondents after the FEC meeting presided over by Yemi Osinbajo. He advised residents of the area to come out en mass and cast their vote for APC in both the chairmanship and councillorship positions. Bello said the approvals are for the construction of Kuje, 105 highways, access road and car park for Abuja Light Rail stations. Speaking on the development on Tuesday, Sani, in an interview on Channels Television, said the right thing for the national assembly to do is to override the president and approve the bill. “Council approved two contracts for the FCT including for the Full Scope Development of Federal Capital Territory Highway 105, Kuje Road, from Airport Expressway to Kuje Junction Stage 1, Abuja at the cost of N54,946,009,160. ADVERTISEMENT He called on the party supporters and residents of the area not to entertain any doubt but to go out and vote for APC in the forthcoming area councils election.04,” he said. “The N800 is a single structured collection of the monies payable to all government agencies and parties who are directly or indirectly associated with the transport sector,” he said.

Advertisement “It was awarded to Messrs Arab Contractors O. He enjoined the party supporters and residents to cast their vote for APC in the forthcoming election. “First of all, when they (referring to the national assembly) passed that bill, the comment that came from them was that they have taken power back to Nigerians and then the president rejected this bill and then they just don’t know what to do. A. O Nigeria Limited with a completion period of 48 months. YOU MAY. “The second contract award is for the construction of Access Road and Car Park for Abuja Light Rail Stations – Gbazango Station of the Federal Capital City, Abuja – Lot 7 at the cost of N1,291,568,845. So, if Nigerians accepted the bill, why should the president oppose it? Advertisement “If the president opposes it, the next thing Gbajabiamila and Lawan should do — let them have the courage to override him and approve that bill.33. What it is aimed at consolidating are all the levies collected by the government and it was the unions that approached the government to help us harmonise the payment of all the levies it has been collecting to prevent duplication of levies,” he was quoted as saying.

“It was awarded in favour of Messrs CBC Global Civil and Building Construction Nigeria Limited with a completion period of 8 months.” Advertisement According to the FCT minister, efforts were underway to complete the construction of the Apo-Karshi road. If they fail in this, they fail in everything. “Apo-Karshi road is a road that should have been completed quite some time. It has faced a lot of challenges, some of which include funding, design error, and a few other issues,” he said. “I do know that just before I took my (COVID) break, a team from the relevant departments interfaced with them, and they are very clear.

I will try as much as possible to get this project over with at the level of my office by making sure that funding is adequately provided.” On his part, Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, said FEC approved all the four memos he presented on behalf of his ministry. Advertisement He said FEC approved a memo for the clearing of equipment for the deep blue project, “which will enable us to sight some of these projects in the coastal towns along the coasts”. According to him, the sum of N2.7 billion would be paid to the contracted clearing agents.

Last year, FEC a contract worth N6.3 billion for waterways surveillance under the Deep Blue project. The is also known as the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure project. Advertisement Amaechi said FEC also approved a contract for the reconstruction of the narrow gauge track from Niger to Baro. “So, there will now be a rail line from Baro to Minna to join the narrow gauge so that when cargoes come to Baro, they can then be evacuated through the narrow gauge,” he said.

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