The Federal Executive Council yesterday approved N28,117,904,027.00 for the augmentation of road and other infrastructural projects in Wasa District of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.
FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello, said: “Council augmented the cost of the project to be completed in 42 months by N28,117,904,027.00 from the sum of N56,925,048,940.98 approved in 2014 to a new contract figure of N85,042,952,967.98 . The district has a total area of 367.11 hectares.”
He said more than 35 per cent of the project had been executed.
While speaking on the Umaru Musa Yaradua Expressway-Kuje-Tipper Garage Junction Road project, the minister said the contractor had received the first mobilisation fund and that the work was currently going on.