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FEC Okays N230.28 Billion For Roads, Mining Data Projects

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Also approves $92 million for gas pipeline project 

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday approved a total of N230.28 billion for roads projects and mining data in the country.

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed and the Minister of State for Mines and Steel, Bawa Bwari briefed State House correspondents at the end of FEC meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Mohammed disclosed that N206 billion was approved for linking road and associated infrastructures for the 2nd Niger Bridge.

He said that N11.58 billion was approved for re-award of rehabilitation of road in Enugu State.

According to him, $92 million was approved for gas pipeline project.

Bwari said that the FEC okayed N12.7 billion was approved for exploration and consultancy projects in the mining sector.

The projects, he said, will help in getting accurate mining data, which will attract local and foreign investments.

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