The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a total of 9.4 billion naira for various projects including power and road.
Briefing newsmen at the end of the meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhariat the State House in Abuja on Wednesday, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayoalso revealed that FEC approved the National Quality Policy.
The policy according to the Minister will see to the establishment of quality testing centers and laboratories in the country to reinforce quality in exported goods.
On his part, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammedannounced that the sum of 1.14 billion naira was approved for the award of contract for the installation of solar street lighting for the Karshi-Jikwoyi dual carriage road in Abuja, the nations capital.
AlhajiMohammedsaid the contract was awarded to Messrs Bassman Nigeria Limited for a completion period of six months.
In his remarks, the Minister of State for Power, Godwin Jedy-Agbasaid the council gave approval for a 124.3 million naira variation of contract towards the construction of sub-station project in Lanlate, Oyo State, and Abeokuta, Ogun State.
According to him, this implies that the national metering programme directive by the President, will soon be completed and services will improve.