FEC earmarks N4.03 billion for FCT infrastructure


The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a total of N4.03 billion for various infrastructure projects in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello, made this disclosure to State House correspondents at the end of Monday’s FEC meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa.

He stated that the FEC approved all nine memoranda from the ministry which are expected to improve infrastructure in the city.

According to him, the first memo, is for the award of contract for the rehabilitation of failed walkways within the Wuse District of the Federal Capital City at the cost of N1.9 billion with a completion period of twelve months.

The second contract was for the preparation of the electricity master plan for Phase IV of the Federal Capital City at the cost of N189 million with a completion of ten months. As you already know, phases I and II have their own master plan.

The third contract is the design of infrastructure for what we called institution and research district which is in phase III of the Federal Capital City at the cost of N197 million.

The fourth is engineering design of infrastructure for sector G and H in Phase III of the Federal Capital City awarded at the cost of N118.575 million with a completion period of six months.

The fifth is for the design of inter-sceptic sewage line for the federal capital city in the total sum of N125 million.

The next one is the contract for the construction of the School of Science at the permanent site of the FCT College of Education Zuba at the cost of N701 million with a completion period of 42 weeks.

The other contract is the final engineering design of infrastructure and production of tender documents for Dawaki District in the sum of N259 million with a six moth completion period.”

He further revealed that, “A contract for engineering and infrastructure design for a 41km Nyanya-Guruku-Mpape which will burst out at the Outer Northern Express Way which is called Murtala Mohammed Expressway at the cost of N174 million with completion period of six months. That is the expressway from the city that goes right through to Zuba. Ultimately that road is going to give another access entry point into the city and also will open up that section of the city for development.

The next one is for the supply and installation of a city scanner machine for the Maitama District Hospital with a delivery period of eight weeks at the cost of N190 million. While the other contract is for engineering infrastructure for Kabusa District at the total cost of N179 million”.

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