… Says Some Projects To Be Ready In 14 Days
Contractors handling projects for the Delta State Basic Universal Education Board (SUBEB), have been eulogized for the speedy touch in ensuring that they meet delivery date.
The Executive Chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board, Mr. Sunny Ogwu, expressed optimism that contractors handling various class room projects under the 2019 Universal Basic Education Commission and the State Universal Basic Education Board intervention projects would execute and deliver the projects within 90 days.
According to a press release by the Public Relations Officer (PRO), of the agency, Mrs. Ivovi Sharon, the SUBEB Chairman stated this after an inspection tour of some project sites mainly construction, reconstruction and renovation of classroom blocks, in Delta north Senatorial District of the State on Wednesday, August 12, 2020.
He commended the contractors for not only using standard quality materials as specified in the Bill of Quantity (BoQ) but also expressed satisfaction at the pace of work.
He said with the pace of work already done so far by some of the contractors, some of the classroom projects would be ready within the next two weeks even as he charged others to redouble their efforts.
Ogwu, who was accompanied on the inspection visit by Mrs. Philomena Ededey representing Delta Central in the Board, Mrs. Lina Osuya, representing Delta North and Mr. Paul Kurugbe representing Delta South in the Board, said the state government would continue to place high premium on education and would not relent in providing critical infrastructure to promote sound and quality education in the state.
While reiterating the Board’s resolve in emphasizing the use of standard and quality materials in executing all its projects, the SUBEB boss disclosed that the Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa’s administration was irrevocably committed in securing the future of children and youths in the state as shown in his huge and steady investment in education.
Project sites visited by the Chairman and his team include Anwai Primary School, where they inspected a three classroom block under construction and Okwe Primary School with a 6 classroom block under renovation all in Oshimili South Local Government Area.
Other places visited, were Umegbali Primary School, Okpanam in Oshimili North Local Government Area with a 3 classroom block under construction and renovation work of a 4 block of classroom at Onihe Primary School Ogwashi-uku, Aniocha South Local Government Area.