The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved as post contract consultancy fee for the construction of a 2nd runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja the sum of N3.4 billion.
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this to State House Correspondents at the end of the meeting of the Council chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Shehu added that the Council also approved N449.9 million for the engagement of consultants for the development of masterplans for 17 airports in Nigeria.
He said: “FEC approved N449.9 million for the engagement of consultants for the development of master plan for 17 airports in Nigeria. The benefiting airports are located in Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kano, Owerri, Benin, Enugu, Maiduguri, Yola, Kaduna, Calabar, Ilorin, Sokoto, Ibadan, Jos, Akure and Katsina.
“The Council also approved for post contract consultancy amounting to N3.4 billion for the construction of the 2nd runway and associated faculties at the Nnamdi Azikiwe international airport, Abuja,” he said.