NewsExpress advert FCMB banner Fidelity bank banner NewsExpress advert
Umahi orders arrest of contractor for poor road project

By News Express on 21/04/2017

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 585

•Governor Umahi.
•Governor Umahi.

Ebonyi State Governor, David Umahi, has ordered the arrest of the contractor handling Okposi-Umuoghara-Ebiaji Road in Ezza North Local Government Area for doing  a poor work   as against government specifications after collecting N200 million as mobilisation fee.

Umahi, who gave the order while inspecting the road at Okposi-Umuoghara also directed that a Ministry of Works official, Engr. Solomon Eze, be suspended for two months for lack of proper supervision of the project.

An angry Umahi told his ADC, Jonathan Bawada, to ensure that the two officials of the company who were on the ground were handed over to the Police for prosecution.

He described the work of the contracting firm, Tonando Nigeria Ltd., as very deceitful and fraudulent, warning that government would not take it lightly with any contractor playing on the intelligence of the state government.

In an interview, the state Commissioner for Works and Transport, Engr. Fidelis Nweze, said the company did less than two kilometres of earthwork with poor drainage.

Nweze said: “We frown so much at that act because the contractor is supposed to have achieved a minimum 40 % of that job. What we saw on ground was less than 10% of the job.

“We are not happy about it. And on that note, we have suspended the Engineer supervising the job from the ministry for two months for not briefing the Ministry and government accordingly.

“We we will be approaching the court for justice.”

Source News Express

Posted 21/04/2017 12:17:59 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

 

You may also like...
Shell denies shutdown of operations over presidential polls...

Mosquito-borne Zika virus spreading explosively: WHO

Hajj pilgrims stranded as aircraft develops fault in...

Benue Govt. revokes amnesty pardon granted dreaded militant...

RIGHTSView: When the minority torments the majority in...

Buhari back from France, rules out further devaluation...

Petrol scarcity to ease off by Monday —Kachikwu...

Phone thieves burn 12-year-old boy

Oshiomhole sacks commissioner ‘with immediate effect’

7 die in Borno suicide bombing incidents

Buhari supports Southern Kaduna killings — CAN

Naira crashes to all-time low of N436/$ as...

 

Latest News FG stops movement of herdsmen in Benue, Taraba, 3 other states Court sends Dino Melaye’s brother to Kuje prison Bill Cosby convicted for sexual assault, faces up to 10 years in prison 70 countries devise new measures to starve terrorists of funds Unauthorised entry: Navy intercepts vessel with 406 passengers on-board Zakzaky slammed with murder charges Herdsmen kill 7 in yet another Benue attack FG pays N135m compensation to victims of Apo 8 killings by DSS G9 rejects Buhari’s second term bid Osinbajo preaches religious tolerance at Deeper Life Church Opening US tycoon bids $1.4bn for Wembley Stadium Anger: BBNaija ‘Double Wahala’ 1st runner-up CeeC seeks therapy

 

Most Read Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (340,218 views) NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (335,342 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (268,291 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (220,622 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (202,401 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (198,497 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (173,234 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (155,594 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (147,371 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (139,385 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (137,173 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (129,835 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (36) Business & Economy (3,077) Business Verdict (40) Columnists (840) Complaints & Requests (94) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (486) Features (570) Global Business Monitor (267) International (1,929) Interview (149) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (116) News (34,782) Opinion (917) Pidgin (10) Politics (4,823) Religion (725) Sports (1,488) Stock Watch (28) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Boko Haram commanders surrender

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

REVEALED: 3 natural ways to get stronger erections, last 25minutes on bed, and increase manhood size without using drugs. Also, Natural Prostrate Enlargement Remedy.. Get In HERE...

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement