Di Federal Executive Council (FEC) don approve N658 million make dem take use buy sniffer dogs for di Lagos and Abuja International Airports.
Na during di weekly meeting on Wednesday, August 18th, wey di president dey preside over dem grant dis approval.
Di Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, been talk dis one while he dey talk with reporters after di council meeting. He talk say na 4 memoranda dem approve for di Ministry with total N16, 697,742,839.
According to Sirika, di things wey dem go do for di contracts na, construction of Wachakal Airport for Yobe State at N6. 3 billion; Post-construction services for di same airport at N219. 8 million. Dem go follow take di money buy 8 firefighting motor dem at di cost of N9. 5 billion;and follow find sniffer dogs for di Lagos and Abuja International Airports at di cost of N658. 8 million.
See di full statement here:
“FEC approved four memoranda from civil aviation. One of it is the approval for the construction of Wachakal Airport in Yobe State and at the contract sum of N6,284,065,056. Even and in our drive to develop the sector and ensure connectivity within our region and also improve on our security architecture and also attend to the various needs of civilization, we found this airport and many others that are coming across the country useful.
The second was a post-Consultancy Services for the construction of the same airport, Wachakal Air stripe which is very close to Nguru in Yobe state. So, first Consultancy Services is given to Kafe Engineering at the sum of N219,782,500 only. This will include seven and a half percent VAT.
The third memorandum that was taken his approval for the supply and maintenance of eight units of airport rescue and firefighting vehicle including spare parts and training. And this was given to Messers Gulf of Africa International Limited.
The exclusive representatives of the OEM and the OEMs are Emirate firefighting equipment factory, this is in the sum of N9,535,132,500 even. This also will include seven and a half percent and the delivery period for this procurement is 12 months.
The last memo that was taken from aviation, it has to do with approval for the award of contract for the deployment of sniffer dogs canine in airports in Lagos and Abuja, we will be continuing with this procurement and other airports as well. So, the total contract sum for this procurement is N658,762,783.36 which includes seven and a half percent VAT.”