The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the sum of N510,934,600 for the procurement of customised Fire Service search and rescue vehicles for for the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
The Minister of Transportation, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, disclosed this after this week’s Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja.
The NPA had sought to provide for the award of a contract for the construction and supply of customised Fire Service search and rescue vans for extrication of accident victims for Rivers ports in Port Harcourt, Lagos Port Complex, Tincan Island Port and the Marina headquarters, all in Lagos.
Sambo said the ministry preseted the memorandum before NEC and it was approved.
“Council considered the memorandum and approved the award of the contract as recommended and reviewed by the Bureau of Public Procurement and the sum of N510,934,600 Naira inclusive of seven and a half per cent VAT and with a completion period of nine months in favour of Messrs All Works Commercial Company Limited.” he said.