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FG Directs Contractors Back To Site, Sets Time Frame For Projects Delivery

FG Directs Contractors Back To Site, Sets Time Frame For Projects Delivery

The Minister of works, Engr. Nweze David Umahi, has charged the contractors under the Federal Ministry of Works to brace themselves for the standard of work and delivery time frame required of every contractor under the Renewed Hope administration the President of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

The Minister gave this charge in a meeting with the Directors of the Ministry and the contractors held at the Ministry's headquarters Mabushi-Abuja.

Galaxy tv reports that Umai emphasized that going forward, contractors must take into account the plight of Nigerians and the Renewed Hope Initiatives on road infrastructure development in executing their projects.
He maintained that the Ministry of Works means business and would not take excuses from contractors, while he assured them that the Ministry would consider the review of contracts previously consumated in line with set parameters and prevailing economic situations.

The Minister thanked the President for the prompt release of funds for palliatives works noting that the Bureau of Public Procurement has approved over 80% of requests for palliative projects.

According to him, those who indicated interest in the palliative project should please come to the Ministry to collect award letters and complete documentation saying the President has graciously released 50% of funds on palliative work.

The Minister used the opportunity to announced the re-organization of the supervision structure for the Special Projects across the nation and introduced a special mechanism for tracking of certificates generated by contractors and expressed hope that with the new initiative under the Renewed Hope agenda of the President, each State of the Federation would record not less than 150km roads in the Federal roads network in the year 2024, in addition to the special road projects funded through different extra budgetary platforms.

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