The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N2.5 billion for the procurement of operational vehicles for the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC).
Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, revealed this when he briefed State House Correspondents on the outcome of the Council meeting, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja.
“The contracts for the purchase of the vehicles were awarded to Dangote Peugeot Automobile Nigeria Limited and Mikano International Limited. Everything came to N2,578,948,164.36 only.
“Please note that the contracts were secured by locally-based automobile companies. Dangote Peugeot is to supply within 30 days while Mikano international is to supply within 14 days.
“Under the arrangement, Dangote Peugeot is to supply 18 Landtrek pickup vehicles at N18,172,875.00 each, totaling N145,383,000.00 and 90 other vehicles at N20,889,999 each totaling N1,880,099,910.00.