June 22, 2021
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NUJ calls for fund release to contractors

From Umar Danladi Ado, Sokoto

The Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ),Sokoto State Chapter has expressed satisfaction with the quality and speed of work at Government Girls Science Academy Kasarawa and Sokoto State University Teaching Hospital.

The Chairman of the Council, Comrade Isa Abubakar Shuni stated this when he led others union members on an inspection visit to the two ongoing projects sites embark by the state government.
He said the general overview as explained by the sites engineers was 75 percent stage of completion with the assurance that all the projects would be completed before the stipulated period of 18 months going by quality and speed of the works.
Comrade Shuni who was visibly expressed his feelings on the level. of execution of the contract within a short possible time.
The chairman said the speed at which the projects were moving, the contractor may complete them before the scheduled period.
He also advised the state government to maintain it tradition of releasing funds to the contractors as at when due to enable them continue with their work as scheduled.
Earlier, the site Engineer at the Science Academy Kasarawa Engr. Jerry Idoko assured that the project would be completed by September this year, while that of Sokoto State University Teaching Hospital is expected to be completed early next year according to the project Engineer Arch. Aliyu Yahaya.
“As far as the NUJ is concerned, they are maintaining the quality and speed and therefore worthy of commendation.
The union urged the government to extent similar gesture to other contractors handling similar projects within the state do to its importance to the well-being of the people.

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