Kogi Gov Signs N30bn Contracts for Erosion Control

Governor Ododo
Governor Ododo | File Photo: Zakawanu Onoruoiza

Governor Ahmed Usman Ododo has signed contracts with two construction firms to the tune of N29.9bn for the commencement of civil works at Etahi, Omigbo and Ankpa erosion sites across the three senatorial districts of the state.

A breakdown of the contract shows that the sum for Etahi Gully Site in Okene Local Government Area stands at N10.6bn; while that of Omigbo in Kabba Bunu LGA is N9.8bn and the contract sum for Olubo-Ojo Gully Site in Ankpa LGA stands at N9.3bn.

This was contained in a statement on Monday by the state Commissioner for information, Kingsley Fanwo.

The contracts were said to have been signed earlier on Monday.

While signing the contracts for the commencement of civil works, the governor charged the contractors to execute the jobs with the sense of responsibility and the seriousness they deserve.

Ododo, who was represented by the state Commissioner for Environment and Ecological Management, Joseph Stephen, called for all hands to be on the deck to ensure that the projects are executed to specification for the benefit of the communities.

He also urged the people in the areas covered by the contracts to own them and safeguard them.

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