The Federal Executive Council has approved various ranges of contracts worth over N30.77bn for infrastructure projects across five ministries.
The Minister of Power, Mamman Saleh, said his ministry presented two memoranda which cumulated to N10,730,393,742.
“One, it approved the payment of the claims and the variation of onshore and offshore cost of the existing contract for the construction of 1×1 50 MBA three 31, 32, 33 KV sub-stations at Damaturu and 1×330 KV land by extension at Gombi in favour Msssr Kadlak International Limited for $1,621,423.88 cents plus N102,905,606.7.
“The other one is the approval of the contract for the design, manufacturing and supply of four fabricated sub-stations of 2×100 MBA 132 33 KV power transformers with complete accessories for deployment to Damaturu, Potiskum, Biu, and Maiduguri for the Transmission Company of Nigeria in favour of Msssr Kidon T Good Electric Company Limited and Incomtel Engineering Limited for $24,387,850.22 cents plus N1,475,204,584.34. Altogether, it is N10,730,393,742.82”, he said.
The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said Council, approved N10,594,057,618.20 inclusive of VAT 7.5% for the provision of airport management solution for the international airports of Abuja and that of Lagos and Kano, Port Harcourt and Enugu. It’s awarded the contract in favour of Messrs Arlington Securities Nigeria Limited, for the completion period of 12 months.
The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, said five memoranda, which touched on both the rail and maritime sectors of the ministry’s purview, got contracts cumulating to a total of N7.038bn.
He said also approved was contract for the design, manufacture testing and commissioning of two power cars to be used on the narrow gauge by the Nigerian Railway Corporation, in favour of CRC Niginc Pozen Limited for N1.662bn.
He said the FEC also approved the award of contract for the removal of wrecks along the Badagry Creek from Tincan Island to Navy Town Lagos State, in favour of Messrs Humba Marines Works Nigeria Limited for N3,587,955,266.40 and it’s supposed to be completed within 25 months. This contract will benefit the National Maritime Administration and Safety Agency”, he said.
FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello, said the council approved the provision of engineering infrastructure to a section of Asokoro District known as Abubakar Koko Street for Datum Construction Nigeria Limited at a contract amount of N686,796,482.14 “and it has a completion period of six months.
“The second contract approved is the contract for the construction of a 14.7 kilometer dedicated power line from the existing newly completed Kukwaba 132/33kv transmission station in Kukwaba District of Abuja for N1,398,901,681.27,” he said.