Following a council meeting chaired by president Buhari on Wednesday October 28, the sum of N2.9 billion contract has been signed and approved by the Federal Executive Council for the printing of sensitive and non-sensitive materials for examine.
In a statement by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu with the state house correspondents after the meeting, the printing contracts were awarded to a group of eight printers.
The minister went further to say that the materials are meant for the Basic Education Certification Examination, the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, and the National Common Entrance, adding that “because of the recent disturbances, we have postponed the examinations that have not taken place.”
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Adamu Mohammed, revealed that the sum of N1.6 billion was approved by the council for the rehabilitation of different roads located in the satellite towns of the FCT.
He said the council approved N900,294,304.75 to fix the roads in Gwagwalada Area Council while N719,407,086.38 was approved for the Kwali Area Council rural roads.
According to him, the Gwagwalada contract was awarded to Messrs Teleview International Nigeria Limited with a completion period of six months while that of Kwali was awarded to Messrs Sahabi Liman Sons Nigeria Limited also for a completion period of six months.