FEC Meeting: Aviation, Police, Works, Health Get 225.2 Billion naira
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on October 13, 2022
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a total sum of 225.2 billion naira for projects and procurements in the ministries of Aviation, Police Affairs, Works, and Housing and Health.
This was announced on Wednesday at a briefing by the ministers after the federal cabinet meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika said the council approved the sum of 7.9 billion naira for the contracts for the establishment of the Fire Truck Maintenance and Refurbishment Center in Katsina.
The minister equally said the Council approved the Business Case which was a road-map item in the Aviation ministry.
According to the minister, the facility, when fully operational would stop the country from exporting her labour, and foreign exchange, ensure the transfer of technology, and enable the country to manufacture certain aircraft and its parts.
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