Ogun warns contractors on quality of work in delivering 952 school projects

Special Adviser to the Governor of Ogun on Primary and Secondary Education, Ronke Soyombo

Ogun State Government has charged the engineers saddled with the responsibility of monitoring ongoing projects of schools in the State to ensure that the contractors deliver a long lasting and quality work.

The Special Adviser to the Governor on Primary and Secondary Education, Mrs. Ronke Soyombo made this charge Monday during a meeting with the engineers under the State Universal Basic Education Board(SUBEB), on the specifications of their duties as regards government projects, held at Governor’s Office Press Centre, Oke-mosan, Abeokuta.

Mrs. Soyombo while reiterating the scope of their assignments which includes; assessment and monitoring of government projects, use of quality materials that will stand the test of time, she reiterated that engineers must have a good grip of the situation of things with the projects in their areas and to also carry along the principals and head teachers of all those schools.

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“The safety of the students must be put into consideration while building, we must work together to achieve great success and we need you to avail us of all the schools in your care, which ones have we finished and which do we still need to work on, all these data must be made available for transparency”, she advised.

The Special Adviser appreciated the engineers and all other stakeholders for their efforts since the inception of the projects, she said that the results achieved so far is due to their efficiency and effectiveness, while also advising them to not relent in giving their best to the projects.

Mrs. Soyombo advised community leaders to join hands with the contractors and engineers for support and easy access to the schools in their communities, they should see it as a way of supporting the government’s Building our Future Together agenda.

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In his earlier remarks, SUBEB Board Secretary, Mr. Olalekan Kuye, said the purpose of the meeting is to ensure excellent services were carried out and delivered and to also reiterate and intimate engineers of what their roles should be in the course of their supervision.

In their submission, some of the engineers, Mr. Obadiluwa Gabriel and Engineer Adeboyejo appreciated the present administration for the opportunity given to them to serve, promising that they would increase their efforts to deliver a better job while they also called on the government to look into some of the challenges they are facing.

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