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JUST IN: FEC Approves N2.9 billion For Printing Of Examination Papers

The Federal Executive Council has approved N2.9 billion contracts, for the printing of non-sensitive and sensitive examination entities.

The authorization was granted on Wed, October 28th at the council’s meeting ruled by President Muhammadu Buhari.

However, speaking with state house correspondents after the meeting, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, stated that the printing contracts were awarded to a group of eight printers.

According to the minister, the materials are meant for the Basic Education Certification Examination, the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, and the National Common Entrance, stating that;

“Because of the recent disturbances, we have postponed the examinations that have not taken place.”

Also, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Adamu Mohammed, announced that the council approved N1.6 billion for the rehabilitation of different roads located in the satellite towns of the FCT, Abuja.

The council also 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 in total.

Going further, he indicated that the Gwagwalada agreement 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, to be finalized in six months.

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