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FEC Approves $2m for West African Power Pool

...Approves Another N30.2bn for roads in Kano, Lagos

The 19th virtual Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved Nigeria’s contribution of $2 million to the 2020 budget of the West African Power Pool (WAPP).

 

Minister of Power, Saleh Mamman who made the disclosure at the end of the meeting held at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said participation in the regional market will generate immediate foreign exchange for Nigeria as oil revenue is dwindling.

 

The specialized pool covers 14 of the 15 countries of the regional economic community (Benin, Côte d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and Sierra. Our Correspondent, Raliat Adenekan reports that the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, on his part said council approved the national policy on virtual engagements in federal public institutions.

 

Also speaking, the Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said council approved over N30 billion for roads in Kano and Lagos, presented by the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola. It approved the sum of N22billion for the award of contract for the reconstruction of the Apapa-Oworonsoki-Ojota Phase Section II, an 8.1kilometer stretch road.

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