By Harry Awurumibe, Editor Abuja Bureau
Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, has said that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday approved the full Business Skills Compliance Certificate issued by Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission, ICRC, Abuja, for the design, finance, upgrade, operate, and transfer of the Nigeria Correctional Service Shoe, Garment, and Leather Processing Factory located in Aba, Abia State as well as Janguza, Kano State under a Public Private Partnership (PPP).
According to him, the full business skills certificate and the investment that will come therefrom amount to N5 billion, 100 million naira (N5,100,000,000).
The former Osun state Governor said, “Invariably, when the partnership comes into effect, the benefit is enormous. About 1,330 people will have direct employment, while about 3,000 people will have indirect employment.
“The benefit beside the employment of Nigerians is the opportunity for training of the inmates of our correctional facilities in Janguza, Kano State and Aba in Abia State.
“The contract for full Business Skills Compliance Certificate is given to Msssrs LG Investment Limited, a Nigerian company which is partnering with a Chinese company, Full Technology Incorporated from Beijing, China”, the Minister concluded.
…..FCTA gets N183.7m for Kabusa District Phase 3 final design
Also, FEC approved the sum of N183, 709, 480, 50k for the award of contract for the final design of engineering infrastructure and production of tendered documents for Kabusa District Phase Three of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.
Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, who disclosed this said the Minister of FCT, Mallam Mohammed Bello presented the memorandum which was approved.
He revealed that the Kabusa District Phase Three which covers an area of about 850 hectares and which will be mixed used by both private and government, residential and offices was awarded to Messrs Techno Engineering and Consult Limited.
“I will start with the Honorable Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) whose memo for the award and contract of the final design of engineering infrastructure and production of tendered documents for Kabusa district phase three of the FCT, Abuja an area of about 850 hectares which will be mixed use of both private and government, residential and offices.
It was approved for the sum of N183, 709, 480, 50k to Messrs Techno Engineering and Consult Limited.