Oyo govt directs contractor to correct anomalies in school building project

The Oyo State government has decried the poor quality of job executed by the contractor handling the 2017 FGN-UBEC/OyoSUBEB intervention project at Celestial Church of Christ High School, Ibadan.

The Executive Chairman, Oyo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Dr. Nureni Adeniran expressed this dissatisfaction during an on-the-spot inspection to sites of the projects in Ibadan.

Dr. Adeniran, while speaking at the school, located at Oke-Ado, Ibadan, described the job as ‘shoddy,’ revealing that the state government would not tolerate inferior jobs by any contractor.

He appealed to contractors to always consider the lives of children and staff members who would occupy school buildings while carrying out their jobs.

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“Governor Seyi Makinde’s administration cherishes the lives of these children and we will not permit this kind of job. This lacks quality. As such, the contractor must return to the site to correct anomalies on the building,” he said.

While he noted that there were several cracks on the school building, he also pointed at columns on the fences which were not copped for proper beautification.

The SUBEB chairman also expressed dissatisfaction at the failure of the contractor to install security lights at the school, adding that the security lights would serve as checks against any intended burglary.

“As we can see here, the contractor has not finished his job. He needs to return to the site to complete his job”, he said.

Meanwhile, the Chairman has hinted that St. Michael’s Primary School, Apata, Ibadan is a beneficiary of the 2018 intervention projects.

This, he said, was in fulfillment of his promise that the school would as a matter of urgency, receive a block of three classrooms, four compartments of toilets and a borehole.

Adeniran had earlier visited the school, where he noticed they were short of necessary and adequate facilities.

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