Nigerian govt.approves N185bn roads, N6.5bn ITF conference centre

Nigerian govt.approves N185bn roads, N6.5bn ITF conference centre

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the rehabilitation, repair and construction of 14 roads in different parts of the country.

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The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the end of the FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.

The presidential spokesman said the 14 roads would gulp N185.3bn.

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, said the council approved the contract for the construction of the second phase and the completion of the Industrial Training Fund’s multi-purpose conference centre in Abuja at the cost of N6.5bn, inclusive of Value Added Tax.

He stated, “The importance of this is that the ITF is one of the most important agencies of government when it comes to vocational training and skills acquisition, and Abuja is a very important centre of training for the ITF.

“It has a training facility that can train 319 people per session. With this investment in this building, it can increase that capacity to about 1,200 per session. So, it is a fairly big facility.

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