The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved contracts for the University of Ibadan (U.I.) and the University of Lagos (UNILAG).
Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, who disclosed this to newsmen in the State House after FEC meeting, noted that said the UNILAG library, which was built in 1964, has not been expanded nor modernized.
According to him, FEC approved the construction of a postgraduate hall, International House, for U.I., at a cost of N1.302,709,02.34 billion, to be completed in 44 weeks while the contract approved for UNILAG is for a new library, at the cost of N1.935,135,87.35 billion.
He said: “So this new library is to augment the old one. Completion period is 64 weeks. Both contracts are to be handled by a local contractor.’’