Buhari Govt Approves N1.63bn For Poultry Farming In Borno, Zamfara, 2 Other States
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The federal government has approved the sum of N1.63 billion for the procurement of poultry in Borno, Plateau, Yobe and Zamfara states. Sadiya Farouk, minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, disclosed this at the end of the 43rd virtual federal executive council (FEC) meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday.
Giving a breakdown of the amount, Farouk said the council approved the sum of N60.27 million for the procurement of poultry for Borno and Plateau states (Lot C5) in favour of Messrs Nasim & Janan Collection Limited.
She said the approved sum revises the initial contract by 4.86 percent from N1.23 billion to N1.29 billion.
Farouk further said the FEC approved the procurement of Poultry for Yobe and Zamfara states (Lot C9) in favour of Messrs Bravura Tech. Limited in the sum of N15.88 million.
She explained that this also represents an increase of 4.87 percent of the initial contract sum from N324.71 million to N340.52 million.