Plateau Legacy Projects Gets New Contractor
The signature projects of the Governor Simon Lalong Led administration in Plateau State popularly known as the legacy projects has a new contractor following the termination of the contract with the previous contractor by the Plateau state Executive council.
The new contractor Mssrs United Integrated Construction Company was given the contract at the sum of 26.6 billion naira with a completion period of 32 weeks.
The projects to be completed include 9 primary schools, 6 secondary schools and 6 hospitals located across the 17 local government areas of the State.
Briefing newsmen after the Executive Council Meeting, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance Mr. Kenneth Horlong said to ensure that the project is completed according to specifications, three Zonal consultants and a management consultant have been appointed to closely monitor the work.
Other decision taken at the Executive Council Meeting was the approvealfor a draft Bill for the establishment of the Plateau State Investment Promotion Agency (PSIPA) which will merge the activities of the Plateau PPP Agency and the One Stop Investment Centre (OSIC).
Attorney General of Plateau State Chrysanthus Ahmadu said the Agency will not duplicate or conflict with the Plateau Investment and Property Development Company whose functions are to manage the existing investments of the State while the PSIPA is to attract investors into the State and enable them expand their businesses.