Fayemi revokes N2.99bn Agbado-Ode-Isinbode-Omuo road contract


Rasaq Ibrahim, Ado Ekiti

 

Ekiti State Government has announced the revocation of Agbado-Ode-Isinbode-Omuo road contract awarded by Governor Kayode Fayemi in June, 2014 during his first term in office.

The Commissioner for Information, Mr. Muyiwa, made this disclosure while addressing newsmen after the State Executive Council meeting on Monday.

The government threatened to prosecute the construction firm, Messers Prodeals Nigeria Limited, for allegedly abandoning a N2.99 billion contract awarded to the firm in 2014.

Olumilua disclosed the project was allegedly abandoned the project after the exit of Governor Kayode Fayemi in October, 2014 with the contractor collecting over one billion.

“The State executive Council deliberated and revoked the Agbado-Ode-Isinbode-Omuo road, which was awarded in 2014, but was abandoned by the contractor.

“This contract alone was initially awarded in June, 2014 for a sum of N2.999 billion during the first tenure of Governor Kayode Fayemi.

“The…



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