The Federal government has approved N5.9 billion for three projects under in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
FCT Minister Mohammed Bello announced this on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State House Abuja.
“The first was for a contract to rehabilitate the road leading to the Federal Integrated Staff Housing Estate in Apo, Abuja and that contract was approved at the sum of N2.3 billion with a completion period of 24 months.
“As you know, the Federal Integrated Staff Housing Estates are being constructed in some locations in Abuja under the office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation and these estates are intended to provide needed accommodation to federal civil servants.
“The second infrastructure project relates to the contract for the construction of an access road and car park for the Abuja light rail station at ring road II otherwise known as Kukwaba station, which you see on the airport expressway immediately after the city gate near the Kukwaba recreation park under the Ministry of Aviation. The contract was approved for N3.6 billion, with a completion period of 18 months,” he said.