The Federal Executive Council, FEC has approved 867.2 million naira for engineering design of an additional lane on the Kano-Abuja highway.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, made this known when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the weekly cabinet meeting presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo.
He said the Ministry of Works and Housing presented a memorandum to appoint a consultant for the engineering design of the additional lane for the Abuja-Kano highway for the sum of 867.263 million naira.
Also, the Minister of State for Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki, who also addressed the correspondents on the outcome of the meeting, disclosed that the Council approved two memos for the ministry.
She revealed that 1.4 billion naira was approved by the Council for 180 marine fenders, used for preventing ships or boats from colliding with each other.