The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N2.9 billion for the printing of examination materials.
The Minister of Education Adamu Adamu, speaking with state house correspondents on Wednesday, said that the approval was granted at the council’s meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Adamu revealed that the printing contracts had been awarded to eight printers. He noted that the materials are meant for the Basic Education Certification Examination, the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, and the National Common Entrance.
Speaking further, he noted that the council also approved N1.6 billion for the rehabilitation of different roads located in the satellite towns of the FCT.
Adamu said the FEC approved N900,294,304.75 to fix the roads in Gwagwalada Area Council while N719,407,086.38 was approved for the Kwali Area Council rural roads.