As part of efforts to ensure quality road construction and
rehabilitation, the Ekiti State Government has warned contractors
against shoddy jobs.
The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works and Transport, Mr Sunday
Komolafe gave the warning while monitoring Ilawe – Erijiyan road
According to him, the present administration is quality conscious and
would not accept substandard materials from any contractor.
“The present government led by Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji has zero
tolerance for shoddy jobs and will not compromise the standard as
government is targeting durable projects that will stand the test of
He stressed that the benefits to be derived from the road by the
people of the state, should be commensurable with the money expended
Speaking with the representative of the contractor, Mr Femi , the PS
assured Ekiti people of quality job and called on him to revisit the
corrected portions of the road with a promise that the project would
be delivered on time.
According to the PS, the project was awarded in February by the present
administration and they have been working round
the clock since then to deliver to specification.
The contractor who stressed that the rehabilitation of the road had reached 67
percent completion, said they would move back to the site soon for the
completion of the project