SOKOTO – Gov. Aliyu Wamakko of Sokoto State has assured that his administration will not bequath uncompleted projects to his successor in 2015.
This is contained in a statement issued by his Special Assistant on Press Affairs, Abubakar Dangusau, in Sokoto on Thursday.
It stated that Wamakko made this known when he inspected some projects being executed by the state government.
Wamakko, therefore, directed the state Ministry of Works to sustain their stringent supervision of the projects, saying: “the state government will not condone the snail-speed and shoddy execution of projects.
“The state government will not therefore hesitate to wield the big stick on any official or contractor who is found wanting in this direction,’’ he said
He reiterated his resolve to ensure the completion of all ongoing projects before the expiration of his tenure in May, 2015.
The governor directed that all projects must be completed on schedule and according to the specifications.
“This is to enable the people of the state to reap more dividends of democracy from the government,” he added.
The projects inspected were the College of Agriculute, Wurno, the Secretariat complex of Goronyo Local Government and the N2.8 billion 52km Gidan Sale-Tidibale-Maillale Road in Isa and Sabon-Birni Local Governments.
The others were N1.5 billion 37.1km Rundi-Katami Road in Silame Local Government and the 45km Balle-Kurdulla-Niger Republic Road in Gudu Local Government. (NAN)