Friday, August 12

Governor Fayose awards N59m contract to carpenters, welders in Ekiti

Ekiti state governor Ayodele Fayose has reportedly awarded a N59m contract to carpenters and welders, which entails the construction of 1,250 chairs and desks for primary schools in Ekiti state, a decision taken to boost the local content capacity in the state.

According to the Chairman of the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) implementation, Chief Dipo Anisulowo, said the move is in-line with the Governor’s desire to boost the capacity of local contractors. Anisulowo also revealed that the desks will be distributed to some primary schools in some part of Ekiti state.


Adding that the gesture will improve the learning experience of pupils and increase the standard of basic education in Ekiti state. The Ekiti MDG boss also said  “Ekiti State being one of the participants in this programme, had always adhere strictly to due diligent procurement policy of the state and federal governments in the implementation and award process of MDGs projects and programmes.

“I, therefore, want you to be rest assured that the  procurement arrangements we are working out today between the state government, contractors, furniture and welder associations is being brokered without contravening any procurement law and regulation laid down by the MDGs office in Abuja and Ekiti State.”

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