ADO-EKITI – Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti is set to award N1.9 billion contracts to build a new Governor’s Office and High Court complex.
Commissioner for Works and Transportation, Mrs. Funmi Ogun, who disclosed this on Thursday during an open bidding for the two projects in Ado-Ekiti, said they were conceived to facelift the state.
She said the construction of the new Governor’s office will gulp N687, 028, 630.63 million while the cost of building the High Court Complex is N1, 299, 613, 897.60.
The major companies that bided for the Governor’s office were Vyouad Construction Company Limited, Tianjin Yuyang Construction Company and Goodek Ventures Limited.
In the same vein, Grid Associates Limited and Fovak Construction Limited bided for the High Court project.
“What we are doing today confirms the transparency of our government.
“It shows that Governor Fayose is incurably committed to giving Ekiti a facelift and make Ado Ekiti capital city a real modern city.
“Ekiti will clock 20 years on October 1, 2016 and we have to embark on projects that will make Ekiti a developing state that can compete with other capital cities in terms of infrastructure.
“The High Court we are presently using was inherited from the old Ondo State and constructing a new one of our own will afford us the opportunity to put state-of-the-art equipment,” the Commissioner explained.