The Federal Executive Council FEC approved procurement of security screening equipment and ground lighting materials worth 3.523 billion naira for Abuja, Lagos and Kano international airports.

The Federal Executive Council FEC approved procurement of security screening equipment and ground lighting materials worth 3.523 billion naira for Abuja, Lagos and Kano international airports.

Speaking with newsmen at the end of the virtual meeting presided over by the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, at the State House, Abuja, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande, said contracts for which approvals were granted were for the three international airports.

Akande who represented Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika, stated that there was a memo presented by the Minister for Aviation, which got approval for the supply and installation of two sets of complete high-capacity passenger security screening systems.

Council also approved two memoranda for the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, both of which are targeted at victims of the crime of human trafficking.

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouk, who disclosed this explained that both memoranda, would be targeting specific agenda, including provision of assistance to victims, as well as rehabilitation and resettlement.