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FEC approves $64m, N500m for Escravos power supply, EFCC

by TONY AILEMEN, Abuja

September 26, 2018 | 4:33 pm
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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved $64 million for power supply for Escravos communities and N500 million for facilities at the newly commissioned office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, in Abuja.

These were disclosed by Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, and the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, while briefing at the end of the FEC meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Kachikwu had stated that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) was spending about N18 million monthly to provide power to the affected communities, adding that this will solve the power problems of the communities permanently

Shehu had at the introduction of the briefing, disclosed that EFCC which presented three memos got approval totaling N500m, to provide facilities for its new 10 story head office building at Jabi, Abuja

The anti graft agency also got approval to purchase 700 computers and 100 lap top at the total cost of N149m, as well as approvals to purchase a total of 15 utility vehicles.

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