The Bauchi State office of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will award contracts for execution of 16 projects in some rural areas of the state.
Director General SDGs Bauchi Mr. Solomon Bakos, disclosed this at the weekend during bid opening for pre-qualification of SDGs Continental Grants Scheme (CGS) projects which was attended by service providers and contractors in the state.
He explained that the 16 projects include; comprehensive renovation of primary schools at Yalwa practicing school in Bauchi local government, Tagwaje primary school in Darazo local government, Central primary school Azare in Katagum local government and procurement of classroom furniture for yalwa practicing school Bauchi and Centra primary school Azare, Katagum local government.
The Director General said the project also includes construction of primary health centres in Mansur village, Alkaleri local government, Dunkurmi, Misau local government, Yadure, Giade local government and rehabilitation of others in Dambam, Itas Gadau and Jama’are local government areas.
Apart from that, the scheme will intervene in the rehabilitation of solar powered boreholes in Malar village, Bogoro local government, Sharfuri, Kirfi local government and Mainuri, Zaki local government.
The Director General who assured that only the most qualified service providers would be considered and awarded the contracts, urged them to deliver quality projects in line with contractual agreement.
Also speaking, the chairman of the state implementation committee and permanent secretary ministry for local government affairs Alhaji Ali Babayo urged the Sustainable Development Goals office to follow the laid down procedures in awarding the contracts.
He said only when competent contractors are considered that they would deliver quality projects and or services.