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Ekiti signs MoU with artisans to produce desks, chairs

By News Express on 12/08/2016

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Ekiti State government on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with members of Furniture and Welder Associations in the state on the supply of 1,250 Pupils’ Desk and Chairs worth N59 million.

Chairman of Ekiti State 2015 MDG Implementation Committee, Barr. Dipo Anisulowo in his remarks appreciated the furniture association for doing the government proud in previous engagements.

“You have not disappointed us, the jobs you did last year was successful, the end users have not complained.”

Expressing hope that welders, who are involved in the execution of the present project will not disappoint as well, Anisulowo urged them to work to specification adding that Mr. Governor has directed that local carpenters be involved when projects that has to do with roofing comes on board.

Chairman, Association of Ekiti Artisans Mr. J.O Adu, who said the association has never been so recognised by any other administration described the opportunity as another landmark in the Ayodele Fayose administration after the N10 million revolving loan facility made available to the association a week ago.

He admonished members to justify the confidence reposed in them by working to specification.

Chairman of Ekiti Furniture Association, Mr. M.A Adeyemo in his comment thanked Governor Fayose for fulfilling his promise of patronising local contractors.

Secretary and Focal Person for Ekiti MDG Project, Mr. Francis Adumo while appreciating participants reiterated Governor Fayose’s passion for quality and stressed that there should be no deviation from specification and standard.

The event, which took place at the Lady Jibowu Hall, Government House, had in attendance the Chief of Staff to Ekiti State Governor, Barr. Dipo Anisulowo, Ekiti MDG Secretary and Focal Person, Mr. Francis Adumo, Chairman, Association of Ekiti Artisans, Mr. J.O Adu.

Also present were the Chairman, Ekiti Furniture Association, Mr. M.A Adeyemo, Chairman, Ekiti Welders’ Association, Pastor John Adekola and other members of the furniture and welders association from across Ekiti State. (Channels TV)


Source News Express

Posted 11/08/2016 11:58:44 PM


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