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TETFund approves N243m for Jigawa Poly


DUTSE – The Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), has approved N243 million for the execution of capital projects in Jigawa State Polytechnic, Dutse, an official of the polytechnic has said.
The official, Mr Aminu Sadik, announced this on Wednesday in Dutse at the opening of tender for the 2013 TETFund intervention fund.
Sadik, who is Director, Works and Maintenance in the college, said approval was given to the school to spend the money.
“TETFund has given us approval in principle to spent about N243 million for various capital projects.
“They also gave us approval to go and advertise, which we did in the last six weeks, and opened tender for the TETFund 2013 normal intervention fund,” Sadik said.
He said part of the fund would be used for the rehabilitation of the Department of Food and Nutrition, Hotel Management and Tourism, as well as construction of phase two of Entrepreneurship Development Centre.
Sadik said that part of the fund would also be used for the procurement of 10,000 litres of water tanker; 100 KVA sound proof generating set, and construction of additional blocks of classrooms and students’ toilets.
He added that the fund would be used for the procurement and installation of physics laboratory equipment, biology laboratory equipment and rehabilitation of accounting laboratory, among others.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that no fewer than 38 companies participated in the bidding.(NAN)

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