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Plateau council boss threatens to revoke N215m projects

05 February 2015, 11:25

Plateau - Samuel Goar, Chairman, Pankshin Local Government of Plateau, on Thursday directed contractors handling various projects worth N215 million to complete them or face revocation.

The chairman gave the directive in Pankshin while inspecting various projects being executed by his administration within its one year in office.

The projects inspected by the chairman included the Mini Stadium (N138m); 10 Kilometre Lankan-Abwor-Dyis road (N50m), and 30 open stalls at Chip Market (N6m).

Others include Tal Bridge (7.4m); newly constructed 30 locked up shops (N14m); 34 renovated shops; renovated abattoir and a water drainage system all in Pankshin Monday Market.

The chairman said that he was marking one year anniversary this month and would not want any of the projects left uncompleted.

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"You (contractors) must ensure that you hasten up and meet up with this month (February) end completion period.

"I won’t hesitate to revoke any contract that fails to meet up with the completion period," he warned.

Responding, Christopher Eze, Site Engineer handling the Tal Bridge and the 10-kilometre Lankan-Abwor-Dyis road, said the bridge would be completed in two weeks while work on the road would end on schedule.

"Sir, the Tal bridge is 90 per cent completed while the road is about 55 percent completed; by God’s grace, we will complete it by the end of this month," he assured.

Bisi Adeyemi from the construction firm handling the mini stadium, Egip Global Ventures Limited, said work was 70 per cent completed.

Goar was accompanied by PDP House of Representatives candidate for Pankshin/Kanke/Kanam, Timothy Golu, House of Assembly member and PDP candidate for Pankshin North, Diket Plang, and other council officials



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