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Nothing will stall completion of any of our projects, says Aregbesola

By Tunji Omofoye, Osogbo   |   08 November 2015   |   11:21 pm  
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Osun State Governor, Rauf Aregbesola has promised to complete ongoing projects including the mega-schools as scheduled.

The governor in a statement by the Director, Bureau of Communication and Strategy, Semiu Okanlawon, quoted the governor as directing all the contractors of the ultra-modern schools across the state to accelerate work in their various sites.

Aregbesola noted that it would be unfortunate and regrettable if the contractors handling school projects failed to complete and hand-over the schools to the state within the agreed period.

He added that schools under construction are financed with the Sukuk bond, saying there is no excuse for the contractors not to accelerate work pace.

The governor had earlier in the week also visited Community Elementary/Middle School, Dada Estate, Osogbo High School, Ataoja School of Science, Osogbo and New Model High School in Ede.

He said his administration despite the financial meltdown, was poised to fulfil its electioneering promises adding that he would leave no stone unturned to ensure that all the on-going school projects were delivered in no distant time to enhance the reclassification exercise of the state government.‎

Aregbesola charged the contractors to keep the contractual agreement with the state government by using the recommended materials for the school building project, noting that government will not shift ground on the set requirement for the projects.

He chided contractors for what he described as slow pace of work on site, pointing out that he would continually be paying unscheduled visit to site to ensure that contracts awarded by government are properly monitored.

The governor frowned at the contractors handling Osogbo and Ilesa High schools, noting that the pace of work by the contractors are too slow as most of the expected works at the sites were not encouraging.‎



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