Governor Ayo Fayose has taken a decision
to boost the local content capacity in Ekiti
Fayose reportedly awarded a N59m contract to
carpenters and welders, which entails the
construction of 1,250 chairs and desks for
primary schools in Ekiti state.
According to the Chairman of the Millennium
Development Goals (MDG) implementation,
Chief Dipo Anisulowo, said the move is in-line
with the Governor’s desire to boost the capacity
of local contractors.
Anisulowo also revealed that the desks will be
distributed to some primary schools in some
part of Ekiti state.
Adding that the gesture will improve the learning
experience of pupils and increase the standard
of basic education in Ekiti state.
The Ekiti MDG boss also said “Ekiti State being
one of the participants in this programme, had
always adhere strictly to due diligent procurement
policy of the state and federal governments in the
implementation and award process of MDGs
projects and programmes.
“I, therefore, want you to be rest assured that the
procurement arrangements we are working out
today between the state government, contractors,
furniture and welder associations is being
brokered without contravening any procurement
law and regulation laid down by the MDGs office
in Abuja and Ekiti State.”
Governor Ayo Fayose also told his supporters
during a rally, that any government that rises up
against him will surely fall.