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*Governor Obi Threatens To Sack Non-Performing Contractors
Coming on the wake of the revoking some of the road contracts in the state, including Ajalli-Ogboji-Agulu-Ezechukwu, road revoked from Brecco and re-awarded to Niger Cart. Governor Obi had threatened to revoke more road contracts that are non-performing. Obi said this yesterday during the road inspection of ongoing road contracts at Ihialla and Nnewi axis of the state.
Obi expressed satisfaction with the on-going work at the sites, including Nnobi –Nnewi,Osungwo- Nkwo Okija, Adazi-Oraukwu and Ichi roads. He expressed satisfaction at the pace and quality of work. He said that though he was satisfied that the state had ordered Coring Machines with which the State would measure to ensure conformation with contract specifications.
Governor Obi who said that government did not owe any contractor, called on all communities where there projects are going on to take charge and monitor their execution and report cases of failure on the part of the contractors to government. He explained that there is dry season that the contractors must all live up to expectations and make maximum use of the period. ( Continues below….. )
Photo Above: Gov. Obi (middle); flanked by Anambra State Commissioner for works, Arc. Callistus Ilozunba (left) and the representative of the Company, IDR Construction Company, handling the Nnobi - Nnewi Road, Mr. Chaid (right) during the inspection of the road March 29; 2012.
At the inspection of the Osungwo-Nkwo Okija road with some bridges, Obi expressed happiness that the road was 99% completed. He said that in the second phase of the road, it would be connected to Ogbaru areas. He explained that the decision to construct the road was to open up the area that has vast Agricultural potentials.
At the Ichi road, the Governor charged the contractor, Hammakopp Construction, to hasten work on the road so that the rainy season would not catch up with it.
At the Nnobi – Nnewi road, Obi explained that the deep excavation and big culvert being constructed was to take care of the heavy flooding that has remained its bane.
Speaking, the representative of the contractor, IDRC Company, Mr. Chaid said they were challenged to quicken action on the road because of evident commitment of Governor Obi to projects going on in the State and because he also paid them promptly.
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