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FEC Approves N5bn For Road Construction In Akwa Ibom

The Minister of State for Power, Mustapha Baba Shehuri, on Wednesday said the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of 5 billion naira for the construction of a 14-kilometer road in Akwa Ibom.
He also said that the FEC approved 1.097 billion naira expansion for the 28 billion naira abuja-abaji-lokoja road (section 1), as well as a 73 million naira increase for the construction of the 1.2 billion naira bridge in Samaila local government in Kano state.
The Council also approved the sum of 6.07 trillion naira for a Comprehensive HealthCare Plan in the country.
The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, said, the entire projects meant for over five years will cost over 6.071 trillion naira and when implemented will achieve a 31 per cent reduction in Maternal Mortality.
Adewole revealed that 38.2 per cent of the sum was earmarked for human resources for a period of five years, between 2018 and 2022.

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