The Federal Government Council (FEC) Wednesday permitted N2.6 billion for the procurement of utility autos and devices for safety businesses working within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
Minister of FCT Mr Mohammed Musa Bello mentioned this whereas briefing State Home correspondents on the finish of the weekly FEC assembly presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.
“At the moment, I offered a memo for the procurement of utility autos, safety devices and equipment to help the safety businesses working inside the Federal capital Territory and these things are 60 utility autos, together with communication tools to be put in within the autos, to be provided at the price of N1, 835, 108, 613,.95 with a supply interval of two months,” he mentioned.
The minister mentioned the council additionally approves contract for the procurement of extra working instruments for safety businesses liable for securing the FCT.
“Along with that, the council additionally permitted the availability of assorted safety devices and equipment to help safety businesses within the FCT at a complete sum of N847, 139, 764.57,” he mentioned.
He mentioned the help given to the safety businesses was in keeping with the FCT administration’s coverage of aiding their work to reinforce safety inside the territory.
On latest assaults in some components of the FCT, the minister assured residents that related authorities have been working arduous to make sure that the FCT continues to get pleasure from lasting peace.