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Niger Gov Orders Contractors Back To Site, Says Life Can’t Be Put On Hold Due To Covid-19 

 

Amidst the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Niger State Government has ordered all contractors handling various projects back to sites.


Governor Abubakar Sani Bello gave this order while inspecting some road projects under construction in Minna the state capital, saying that life cannot be put on hold because of coronavirus.
Governor Sani Bello said normal life has to continue as it was not definite when the pandemic will be over, saying that as such government has to move on.
He called on those handling the various projects to observe all the precautionary measures put in place to avoid contracting and spending the virus.
The Governor however expressed satisfaction with the level of work ongoing, adding that they would put pressure on the contractors to deliver the work on time before the rains set in.
The governor said any contractor found to be defaulting in executing their work in line with specification would have their contract terms  terminated.
Projects inspected by Governor Abubakar Bello include ongoing road construction at Morris Fertilizer Area and Tunga Low-Cost Road.

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