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FG approves N39.7bn for roads, erosion, incinerators’ contracts

FG approves N39.7bn for roads, erosion, incinerators’ contracts

Economy
The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved contracts for different projects totalling about N39.7bn. The contracts include those of road construction, erosion control and purchase of incinerators for hospitals and the offices of the National Centre for Disease Control. The approvals were given at a meeting of the council presided over by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, told State House correspondents at the end of the meeting that during the meetings of the Economic Sustainability Committee set up to manage the impact of COVID-19, the Federal Road Maintenance Agency was saddled with the responsibility of executing extensive labour works on road repairs. As a result of that, the minister said...