By Aliyu Dangida
DUTSE—Jigawa State government has approved N650 million contract for the construction of accommodation facilities at Manpower Development Institute, MDI, Dutse, the state capital.
The Commissioner for Information, Youth, Sports and Culture, Alhaji Babandi Ibrahim Gumel who spoke yesterday on the out come of the State Executive Council, SEC, meeting held at Government House Dutse, said that the contract which include the provision of accommodation facilities for 48 self contained- rooms was awarded to Babandoki General Enterprises.
Gumel further said that consultancy services for the contract was awarded to Misers Design Limited at the cost of N35 million respectively, adding that the council also approved the contract review of the Jigawa State University, JSU, Kafin Hausa from the initial cost of N1.176 billion to N1.421 billion. He said the contract was awarded to Datum Construction Limited.
Gumel also explained that the council also approved the additional contract at the old police headquarters from saying that the initial cost of N1.487 billion had been reviewed to N1.690 billion just as Dantata and Sawoe Nigeria limited was the major contractor.