Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja
The Federal Government Council on Wednesday accepted N2.9 billion contracts for the printing of delicate and non-sensitive examination supplies.
The council additionally accepted N1.6bn for the rehabilitation and improve of some roads throughout the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
The selections had been taken on the council’s assembly presided over by the President, Main Common Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).
Minister of Info and Tradition, Lai Mohammed; Minister of Training, Adamu Adamu; and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, briefed State Home correspondents on the finish of the assembly on the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Adamu stated the printing contracts had been awarded to a gaggle of eight printers.
In response to the minister, the supplies are meant for the Primary Training Certification Examination, the Senior Secondary Certificates Examination, and the Nationwide Frequent Entrance, including that “due to the current disturbances, now we have postponed the examinations that haven’t taken place.”
Bello, on his half, stated the roads to be rehabilitated are situated within the satellite tv for pc cities of the FCT.
He stated the council accepted N900,294,304.75 to repair the roads in Gwagwalada Space Council whereas N719,407,086.38 was accepted for the Kwali Space Council rural roads.
In response to him, the Gwagwalada contract was awarded to Messrs Teleview Worldwide Nigeria Restricted with a completion interval of six months whereas that of Kwali was awarded to Messrs Sahabi Liman Sons Nigeria Restricted additionally for a completion interval of six months.
In the meantime, earlier than the assembly went right into a closed session, the President administered oath of workplace on Isa Kwarra because the Chairman of Nationwide Inhabitants Fee.
Different members of the fee who additionally took oaths of workplace are: Ibrahim Mohammed, (Bauchi); Ayodeji Ajayi (Ekiti); Joseph Kwai Shazin, (FCT); Garba A. Garba (Jigawa); Bala Banya, (Katsina); Razaq Gidado, (Kwara); Mrs Bimbola Salu-Hundeyin, (Lagos); and Ali Agara (Nasarawa).
Others are in Muhammed Dottijo, (Sokoto); Mai Mohammad (Yobe), and Muhammadu Rini (Zamfara).