A’ IBOM: Gov. Emmanuel orders contractors back to project sites

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Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel has ordered all contractors handling projects in the state to return to their different projects sites, assuring that more funds will be disbursed to ensure completion of projects embarked on.

He said soil testing to be carried out on all project sites with sufficient documentation to determine the quality and suitability of the work done, stressing that anything short of this would be inappropriate.

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Represented by the Honourable Commissioner for Works, Akparawa Ephraim Inyangeyen, on Monday, during a meeting with the contractors and engineers at the Conference Hall of the Ministry of Works he stated that, Akwa Ibom State has 57 ongoing projects so far, some of which he noted that are nearing completion and some completed.

He said the State Government is going to put funds in all projects to ensure completion and avoid a slow down of projects.

The Works Commissioner disclosed that, ongoing projects are in three categories, with category A being those near completion, B for those at 40 percent to 70 percent completion, while C is from 10 – 40 percent completion.

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He also said the state government is determined to fund and ensure all projects are completed in the next two years.

He urged all contractors to work harder to ensure that they deliver on schedule.

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