The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved contracts worth N27.42bn to be awarded by the Ministry of Aviation and the Nigeria Customs Service.
The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, told reporters that the council authorised the award of a contract for direct procurement, installation and commissioning of the total radar coverage modernization for the Nigeria Airspace Management Agency at the cost of 40,428,218.17 Euros (equivalent of N20,039,080,799.40).
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He said: “The contractors are Messrs Talas who had been on the project and supported by Intelligent Transportation Systems Limited and Messrs Softnet Systems Nigeria Limited and the OEMs – Talas Systems of France and Messrs HM Global of Germany.”
Sirika said the council also approved the supply and installation of baggage handling system at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos worth N3,615,265,710.69 inclusive of the 7.5% VAT, with the completion period of 12 months.
He said the FEC also approved was the contract for the manufacture, supply, installation and operating training of disabled aircraft recovery system at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja for N2,209,593,428.08 inclusive of 7.5% VAT, awarded to Messrs. Globsley Project Limited.
The Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba, said the council approved the procurement of 46 vehicles for operational use by Customs at the cost of N1,554,200,000 inclusive of a 7.5%. VAT, to Messrs. Elizade Nigeria Limited.
Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, said the FEC approved N8, 450,829,974.95 for the rehabilitation of Sokoto-Ilela (Nigeria) Birnin Konin (Niger Republic) Road in Sokoto State.
He said the contract was awarded to Messrs Amirco Universal Concept Ltd.