FEC Approves N796.6m Power Project


The Federal Executive Council has approved a 14-kilometre 330KVA electricity transmission line at a cost of N796.6million.

This was according to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, who briefed State House Correspondents on the outcomes of the FEC meeting which held on Thursday in Abuja.

Although power form parts of discussion at the meeting, the Council deliberated majorly on the 2018 budget.

The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma, told reporters that the Council approved a draft of the 2018 budget proposal.

Udoma added that a date would be fixed in liaison with the National Assembly for the President to submit the draft documents.




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