The Nigeria Customs Service has gotten the approval of N623.7 million for the procurement of computers and printers for her zonal and area commands. The approval was given at The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting held on Wednesday through e-virtual mode at the Presidential Villa, Abuja,
Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this while addressing State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.
“The Minister of Finance presented a memo for the award of contract for 1,200 units of coloured printers and desktop computers for human resources and accounting management systems across zones and area commands of the Nigeria Custom Service, which was approved.
“The sum of the contract was N623, 700, 000 for the 1,200 desktop computers for the use of the Customs Service all over the country,” he said.
Also approved by FEC is N610 million for the construction of a faculty of health services at the Plateau State University, Bokkos, Plateau State.
Mohammed, who spoke on behalf of the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, said, “Today a memo seeking approval of council for the award of contract for the construction, equipping and furnishing of a faculty of Health Sciences in Plateau State University, Bokkos, was awarded at the cost of N610, 355, 221.82 and the completion period is for 52 weeks.
“Also, a procurement of furniture and equipment was awarded at N114, 357, 600 and completion period is 12 weeks.