FEC approves N754m for EFCC’s Command and Control Centre

Federal Executive Council has approved N754 million for construction of a Command and Control Centre and procurement of communication gadgets for Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

Malam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to President on Media and Publicity, made this known when he briefed State House correspondents on outcome of the Council meeting, chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja on Wednesday.

He said: “ Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) got for capital projects worth N754, 048, 161.25 and these are mainly for supply of communication gadgets and a command and control center.

“This is to enable EFCC to comply with modern day investigative techniques and improve its operational efficiency and support the administration of the criminal justice system in the country.’’

Shehu added that the was also aimed at equipping the with a defensive and offensive cybersecurity system.

According to the presidential aide, the Council also approved N1.5billion for the construction of a network of roads at the Federal Ocean Terminal at Onne Port in Rivers following a memo submitted by the Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi.

He disclosed that the council also approved N161.8million as variation for the consultancy fee for the Biu Mega Water Supply project in Borno. (NAN)