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Good News – FEC approves N1.5 billion for Customs to procure operational vehicles

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Good News – The Federal Govt Council(FEC) has licensed the procurement of 46 items of vehicles for operational and administrative consume by the Nigeria Customs Provider(NCS).The Minister of Order for Finance, Worth range and National Planning, Clem Agba, briefed Order House correspondents after a digital FEC meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday on the Presidential Villa, Abuja.The minister said the vehicles would bolster the operational effectivity of the service and amplify income generation.“This present day, council licensed the procurement of 46 items of vehicles. These are for operational and administrative consume by the Nigeria Customs Provider.“This used to be awarded to Messrs Elizade Nigeria Restricted on the whole worth of N1.5 billion and this quantity is inclusive of the 7.5 per cent VAT.“Rob that the closing save of procurement of vehicles that used to be accomplished for Customs used to be in 2017 and 2020.“And in 2020, we did witness hundreds of tall seizures that used to be made by the Nigeria Customs and in addition the performance via income.’’He said that as at August 2021, the NCS had over carried out the prorated fee of the diagram that it used to be given.“So, council believes that with the availability of those additional vehicles, this might possibly possibly also be bettering no longer handiest their effectiveness but their effectivity and then, more income will be generated,’’ he said.Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at digital FEC meetingFemi Adesina, special adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, also briefed Order House correspondents on other approvals made by the council.Mr Adesina said there used to be an approval for the enchancment and furnishing of recent senate building and a 1000 capacity conference centre on the University of Abuja on the worth of N2.3 billion.READ ALSO: Reps summon finance minister, CBN governor, CG Customs over delayed $3.1billion e-Customs projectHe said the memorandum used to be presented by the Education Ministry and it used to be licensed.The special adviser said that council also licensed contracts for the Ministries of Energy and Works and Housing.“There used to be also an approval for award of contract for the enchancment of 400 kilowatts Solar PV Energy Plant on the Federal Medical Centre, Jabi, Abuja, to Messrs Hilkam Engineering Consultancy Restricted on the worth of N768. 9 million by the Minister of Energy, and it used to be licensed.“After which, there used to be an approval for the Minister of Works and Housing for the award of contract for the rehabilitation of Sokoto-Illela street; that is on the Nigeria finish and Birnin-Konni, Niger-Republic finish in Sokoto Order.“The contract sum is N8.4 billion awarded to Messrs Amirco Universal Conception Restricted,’’ he said.Support PREMIUM TIMES’ journalism of integrity and credibilityStaunch journalism prices a whole lot of cash. Yet handiest correct journalism can compose particular that the probability of a correct society, an accountable democracy, and a clear government.For persevered free access to the exact investigative journalism in the nation we ask you to receive into consideration making a modest increase to this noble endeavour.By contributing to PREMIUM TIMES, you is at possibility of be helping to preserve up a journalism of relevance and guaranteeing it stays free and on hand to all.Donate TEXT AD: To advertise right here . Call Willie +2347088095401…

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