FEC approves N2.65bn for FCT road, sewage projects

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N2.659 billion for road and sewage projects in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT.

The Minister of FCT, Mohammed Bello, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of the FEC meeting chaired by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The approval, he said, included the award of a N159 million contract for the final engineering design of a sewage line to capture Katampe, Gwarimpa, Kado, and other districts of the FCT.

The minister said the Council also approved the release of N2.5 billion for the completion of Kabusa road.

The project, he said, would be completed in 12 months.

The Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, said the Council approved 2017/2020 Strategy and Implementation Plan for the transformation of the Federal Civil Service.

According to her, the strategy is expected to strengthen service delivery in line with the Federal Government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP).