The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has given approval for the construction of 7 model school in each zone of the country including the FCT.
Information Minister, Lai Mohammed who briefed State House correspondents, said N4.6bn was approved for the construction of the schools in each of the six geopolitical zones and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The model schools, he said are going to be constructed in Abuja, Katsina, Nasarawa, Edo, Lagos, Bauchi, and Imo states.
He said the council also approved the contract for the supply of antiretroviral drugs for the treatment of HIV/ AIDS in the country. He said contracts were awarded in two phases.
He said the four contracts amounting to over N3bn was awarded for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).