Gov. Buni to construct storey building hostels, roads for Yobe State University

From Lateef Taiwo

Yobe State commissioner Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology, Professor Muhammad Bello Kawuwa, has confirmed that the administration of Governor Mai Mala Buni is set to execute mega and legacy projects through the construction of storey building hostels, road networks and solar streetlights in the Yobe State University, Damaturu.

Professor Kawuwa who disclosed this shortly after opening tender bids for the projects in Damaturu, said the project which include the construction and furnishing of three blocks of two storey students hostel with sixty rooms among others was meant to provide the necessary infrastructure needed in the university for academic excellence.

According to him the project will include the installation of solar streetlights within the university, hence the pening of the tender to facilitate commencement.

He said the Proposed construction and furnishing of one storey block of sixteen modern classrooms, proposed construction and furnishing of one thousand-seater twin lecture theater.

“Proposed construction and furnishing of one (1) faculty deanary and two hundred and twenty (220) seater capacity lecture theatre. “Proposed supply and installations of four hundred unit of all-in-one solar streetlights. Proposed construction of four-kilometer road and drainages.”

The Commissioner commended the contractors for showing interest in the execution of the Proposed Legacy Projects, assuring that proper selection would be done with a view to identify qualified firm that will execute the project.

In a their separate remarks, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry Muhammad Inuwa Gulani and the Director Planning, Research and Statistics in the Ministry Hajiya Zainab Muhammad Atiyaye thanked the bidders for applying for the execution of the project.


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