The Acting Rector of Kogi State Polytechnic, Dr Salisu O. Usman, has warned contractors handling projects of the institution against shoddy jobs.
Speaking during the presentation ceremony of award letters to contractors who emerged victorious after the competitive bidding process for seven Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFUND) projects to be executed in the institution, the rector advised the beneficiaries to maintain the highest standards in the execution of the contacts or risk being blacklisted.
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He noted that the era of ‘abandoned projects syndrome’ had gone forever and advised the contractors to comply strictly with the bill of quantities.
He deplored the many abandoned projects in the polytechnic and assured that he was determined to change the narrative to enable the school to have value for its money to its benefit and humanity in general.
He noted that TETFUND was magnanimous by approving the construction of seven legacy projects aimed at enhancing teaching and learning and urged the contractors to exhibit the highest level of professionalism in the execution of the projects.