FG approves N35bn for procurement of aviation equipment, terminal building maintenance
Written by on July 7, 2022
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday in Abuja has approved N35 billion for various projects in the aviation sector.
The projects include increased cost of construction of terminal buildings at Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu State and the airport at Asaba.
Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, made this known after Wednesday’s cabinet meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.
He said N5.6 billion of the money was approved for the maintenance of the nation’s new international building terminals in Abuja and Port Harcourt.
Sirika added that the Council also approved N14.2 billion as increase in the cost of the construction of terminal buildings at Akanu Ibiam International Airport Enugu State and at the Asaba Airport.
He said the Ministry also got approval of N 469.4 million for the procurement of an X-ray machine and maintenance support services.
The minister said N14.7 billion was approved for the construction of clinics at Abuja, Kano, Port Harcourt, and Lagos Airports as well as the replacement of elevators and excavators at Wings `D’ and `E’ at the old Lagos Airport.