FEC approves N537m for NEITI’s new headquarters
The sum of N537 million has been approved by the federal executive council (FEC) for the acquisition of a property to serve as the new headquarters of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI).
This was disclosed by the special adviser to the president on media and publicity, Femi Adesina while briefing state house correspondents at the end of the weekly FEC meeting, on Wednesday.
Adesina explained that the agency had been making use of a rented property.
“NEITI, which is, the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, was given an approval to acquire a permanent office building for N537,000,000 to be used as its head office,” he said.
Adesina added that the council also approved the procurement of scanners solution with x-ray management software at Lagos, Port Harcourt, Enugu, and Kano Airports.
“For the ministry of health, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in particular also got approval to procure some vehicles for its use,” he noted.
“There was also an approval for the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) to procure and install four body dual view scanners solution with x-ray management software at Lagos, Port Harcourt, Enugu, and Kano Airports at N985,000,002.40.
“You know that NDLEA has been doing wonderful things in recent times. Now, it has this approval to install and commission four full body dual view scanners solution with X-ray management software at those four airports; Lagos, Port Harcourt, Enugu, and Kano.
“For the ministry of water resources, there was approval for the revised estimated total cost for supervision consultancy contract of Ile-Ife multipurpose dam project in Osun state.”
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