The Federal Executive Council have approved different contacts totalling N62.04bn at its weekly meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The approved projects cut across the Ministry of Works and Housing, Ministry of the Federal Capital Territory and Ministry of Water Resources.
One of such projects is the augmentation of the contract sum for Ajebandele-Shagamu Section of the Benin-Ore-Ajebandele Road.
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said the redesigning of the road’s shoulders and pavement necessitated the increase in contract sum.
The minister said the council also approved the contract for the Akwanga-Keffi-Makurdi highway.
Describing it as a sub-contract within the contract, Fashola said the contract was for the construction of a nine-way underground cable and telecommunication facility dock over the length of 255km in the sum of N46.25bn.