The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has given approval for a 1.2 billion Naira contract for the emergency rehabilitation of the Nasarawa water supply scheme.

The Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, told newsmen that the floods of the 2000 had disrupted water supply in Nassarawa township, and needed urgent attention.

Council also approved the award of contract for procurement of 40 sets of 330 kV isolators for the Transmission Company of Nigeria to avoid power outage during critical maintenance.

Briefing newsmen afterwards, the Minister of Power, Alhaji Abubakar Aliyu, said they had obtained FEC’s approval for the procurement of one set of 132 kV chrome temporary circuit breakers,16 sets of 33 kV ABB circuit breakers, and 25 sets of 33 kV compound units, and lighting arrestors for the Transmission Company of Nigeria.

Bello Wakili