The Federal Government, has approved N54.82bn for various projects in the Ministries of Works and Housing, and Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.
This is as it approved a refund totalling N9.18bn to Kebbi and Taraba States for federal road projects executed by their governments during the Jonathan administration.
The Ministers of the respective ministries disclosed this shortly after the Federal Executive Council meeting chaired by the President, Muhammadu Buhari at the Executive Council Chamber at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja.
Humanitarian Affairs Minister, Sadiya Farouq, who presented four memos on behalf of the North East Development Commission, revealed that her ministry will collaborate with other government and private agencies to deliver four road reconstruction projects in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa and Bauchi States.
According to her, all four memos were approved and the projects are expected to run for 12 months except for Borno State which will stretch for 24 months.