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FEC approves N743m for NCAA

The Federal Executive Council, FEC has approved the sum of N743 million for the procurement of security and safety deficiencies as well as incidence laboratory for Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who made this known at a briefing after the extended FEC meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, at the State House Abuja said the total sum for the procurement included taxes with a completion period of 12 months.

The Minister of State for Aviation said 3 other memos were also approved for the ministry of transportation, which includes the rehabilitation of infrastructure and reconstruction of the buildings in the railway village, Agbor.

He also explained that the completion period was 4 months for the sum of N1.8 billion (N1,816,597,480.25).

The Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said two memos were approved for the Ministry of Education including a consultancy contract for capacity development of teachers to handle special needs and disability education.

He said it would entail the training of 18 teachers from each state of the federation, within four weeks.

On the controversial demolition of the Caramelo nightclub building in Abuja by the Federal Capital Territory Administration, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mallam Mohammed Bello told newsmen, the action was carried out as a last resort following, a breach by the owner of the property.

Mallam Bello said the building was originally approved for the construction of a clinic and not a nightclub.

The Federal Executive Council meeting is expected to hold again next Monday, the 20th of May, before the valedictory session on the 22nd of May.

Olaedo Mbiwe

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