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Buhari administration approved 878 contracts in six years – Boss Mustapha


Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation, says the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari approved 878 contracts in the past six years.


Speaking during the mid-term ministerial performance retreat, Mustapha, on Monday, said most of the contracts are targeted at the country’s infrastructure to boost economic growth and development.

The SGF said the Buhari administration also approved 319 policies and 206 briefs/notes within the last six years, adding that analysis of the approved policies show that the administration is committed to addressing the myriads of needs and challenges of citizens.

Mustapha said the last two years have been the most productive as the federal executive council approved 381 contracts, 110 policies and 88 briefs/notes.


“In terms of the performance of the federal executive council, let me acknowledge that the last two years have been most productive,” he said.

“During this 2nd term of Mr. President from May 29, 2019 to August 31, 2021, the federal executive council held 52 meetings and granted 579 approvals comprising 381 contracts, 110 policies and 88 briefs/notes.

“Overall, the total number of contracts, policies and briefs/notes approved by the federal executive council between November 2015 and August 2021 stand at 1,403 comprising 878 contracts, 319 policies and 206 briefs/notes.

“From the above, the 878 contracts approved by FEC have mostly targeted the provision of infrastructure, geared towards enabling faster economic growth and development.

“In the same vein, the analysis also shows that the government remained focused on its cardinal responsibility of responsively addressing the myriads of needs and challenges of its citizens through the 319 approved policies initiated during the period.”

Mustapha said the focus of the ministerial retreat is to review the progress on delivery in the nine priority areas of the government.