The Federal Executive Council approved 90 contracts between January and June, the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) said in its bi-annual report.
The report, which was release yesterday in Abuja stated that the contracts will be executed over three years. It said that contracts for the supply and installation of 753, 002 electricity meters under the Presidential Initiative to Nigerians were awarded through the Ministry of Power at the cost of N27.1 billion.
It states that 23 contracts, ranging from the provision of solid waste collection in Abuja Municipal Area Council to the construction of sewage facilities and management services, will be executed in the Federal Capital Territory. It said that four of the contracts will be implemented by the Ministry of Water Resources, including the rehabilitation and expansion of the Central Ogbia Regional water supply in Bayelsa.
The report also states that the Ministry of Water Resources awarded contract for the construction of Irawo Earth Dam project in Oyo State.
It also states that five contracts were awarded through the Ministry of Petroleum Resources for the construction of the Head Office building complex for the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board in Bayelsa. The report also said that Ministry of Works awarded contract for the expansion of Suleja-Minna Phase two Road in Niger with funding from the Subsidy Re-investment Programme 2014 appropriation.
The report also states that the government awarded contract through the Ministry of Works for the expansion of Abuja-Keffi expressway and the expansion of Keffi-Akwanga-Lafia-Markudi road.
It states that Ministry of Education awarded contract for Phase two of the expansion/completion of the TETFund intervention in special Science, Engineering and Technology (SET) Project, educational training laboratories and workshop/equipment for 73 Nigerian public universities. The report is a routine report of the BPP to ensure an open playing field for all transactions in the public procurement domain
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