The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has, Wednesday, approved about N20.4 billion for the extension of the runway at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos, and construction of roads including cost reversion on two projects.
While the extension of the runway at the Murtala Mohammed Airport Lagos will take N2.2b, construction of roads in Abaji Area Council linking the FCT to Lokoja will cost N6.7b. The sum of N11b will be for the revision of project to aid completion of abandoned projects.
According to the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika while addressing journalists at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the approval would serve as a revised estimated total cost for the project.
He said, “Today in council, aviation presented a memo for a revised estimated total cost for the extension and asphalt overlay of the Murtala Mohammed airport runway, which was rescoped to reconstruct and rehabilitate the taxiway bravo.
“The sum involved is N2,272,838, 724.84 and it has completion of 12 months. The extension and rehabilitation of the runway is essential for Lagos, as it will improve the safety of the airport.”Follow us on social media