The Federal Executive Council has approved N2.9 billion contracts for the printing of sensitive and non-sensitive examination materials. This decision was taken at the council’s meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The council also approved N1.6bn for the rehabilitation and upgrade of some roads within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu said the printing contracts were awarded to a group of eight printers. According to him the materials are meant for the Basic Education Certification Examination, the Senior Secondary Certificate Examination, and the National Common Entrance which was recently postponed. The council also approved N900,294,304.75 to fix the roads in Gwagwalada Area Council while N719,407,086.38 was approved for the Kwali Area Council rural roads.