Buhari approves N9.16b for speed boats, patrol vehicles, EFCC building

The Federal Government on Wednesday approved N9.16 billion for the execution of three projects.

Transportation Minister, Rotimi Amaechi, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.

The meeting was chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

The projects are: one year leasing of fast going vessels for the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) at N3.8 billion; upward cost review for construction of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Office (N5 billion) and the purchase of 56 immigration patrol vehicles (N358 million).

Amaechi announced the approvals at a news conference in the company of his colleagues Lai Mohammed (Information, Culture and Tourism) and Isaac Adewole (Health).

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