Gov Buni awards N5 billion contract for construction of 2 modern markets


From Sa’adatu MAINA, Damaturu

Governor Mai Mala Buni of  Yobe has awarded the contract for the construction of two modern markets in Potiskum and Gashua towns at the cost of N5 billion.

Yobe State Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Tourism, Barma Shettima, disclosed this on Thursday while signing the contract agreement in Damaturu.

He said after following all the due processes, two companies emerged as winners for the contract of the construction of the two modern markets at the sum of N5 billion.

“All due processes have been observed in the selection of the contractors, and today being 23 June 2020, the construction of Potiskum modern market is awarded to Ponglomerape Nigeria Limited at the contract sum of N2.6 billion naira.

“While the Gashua modern market is awarded to SabTech Towers Nigeria Limited at a contract sum of N2.4 billion naira.”, Barma said.

He said the gesture was part of Buni’s continues effort and commitment to enhancing the social-economic development of the state.

Barma also noted that the administration of Buni was committed to due process and the rule of law, he, therefore, urged the contractors to abide by all the terms and conditions of the contractual agreement.


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