FEC approves N1.8bn for rehabilitation of railway village


Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

By Ismaila Chafe

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Thursday approved N1.8billion for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of buildings of railway village in Agbor, Delta.

The Minister of State, Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, disclosed this to State House Correspondents at the end of the council meeting which was presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

He disclosed that the council also approved N743million for procurement of security and safety gadgets as well as incidences laboratory for Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA).

Sirika revealed that contract for the procurement of pavement marking machines was also approved by the council at the cost of N391.8 million.

“This is a visual aid for pilots for safe operations around our airports,” he added.

According to the minister, the council also approved the sum of 1.1 million Euros, for the purchase of a total radar coverage track on system…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria