CHAIRMAN RIVERS STATE UNIVERSAL BASIC EDUCATION BOARD SAYS UNPLEASANT CONSEQUENCE AWAITS PROJECT SUPERVISORS AND TECHNICAL OFFICERS OF THE BOARD WHO CONNIVE WITH CONTRACTORS TO DELIVER SHODDY WORK.
Written by miebaka ikiriko on March 12, 2021
The Chairman Rivers State Universal Basic Education Board Venerable Fyneface Akah says unpleasant consequence await project supervisors and technical officers of the board who connive with contractors to deliver shoddy work.
Venerable Fyneface Akah gave the warning while inspecting construction and renovation of School buildings under the 2019 Fed, UBEC and State Government intervention funds projects.
According to him, any supervisor or technical officer of the board found culpable in the procurement of substandard material would carry the State sheege harmmar of board without fail.
To this end, the contractor handling renovation of twelve classroom block and Community Junior Secondary School Igwuruta-ali and the project supervisor have been directed to report to the Headquarters for further briefing .
The Educationist explained that the inspection exercise was part of effort to ensure that projects were undertaken according to specification and in turn justify government’s huge investments in education.
The Christian Cleric expressed satisfaction with the quality of work and sacrifice made by the contractor handling construction of twelve classroom blocks at Model Junior Secondary School Isiokpo and called Communities to complement the effort Government to provide conducive atmosphere for teaching and learning .
Projected inspected include construction of a twelve classroom block at community Secondary School Nkpogu, reconstruction of seven classroom at Rumuokururusi, construction up to classroom block at Community Primary School Rumuesara-Eneka BESDA Centre construction of six classroom Blocks at Community primary School and renovation of eight classroom, blocks ast State School two Omuike-Aluu.