Kwara gov threatens to revoke contracts behind completion schedule



By DEMOLA AKINYEM

ILORIN — The Governor of Kwara State, Dr Abdulfatah Ahmed has warned that contractors who fail to complete projects on schedule would be sanctioned.

He said decision to revoke such projects became necessary because his administration’s programmes which were structured with specific funds and completion time frames.

Ahmed spoke yesterday in an interview with journalists after inspecting the Offa General Hospital now undergoing rehabilitation;  Amberi Water Booster Station; Erin-Ile-Ilemona Road and Irra Road, all in Kwara South Senatorial District.

He therefore,advised contractors who were unable to meet their contractual terms on completion of projects due to funds to either be more proactive or have such contracts revoked.

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At the Offa General Hospital, Ahmed, who was happy with the level of work done, assured the people of the community that the hospital would be equipped with modern equipment to enhance healthcare delivery in the area.

He however, asked the people to embrace peace with a pledge that his administration had youth friendly programmes designed to engender job creation and empowerment.

”The youths should always bear it in mind that peace is essential for the attainment of progress and development in any society,” he counselled.

The governor also assured the people of Ajasse-Ipo in Irepodun LGA that with the completion of Amberi Booster Station, water challenges in the town would soon become a thing of the past.

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