The Ekiti State government announced that it has set aside the sum of N687, 028, 630.63 million and N1, 299, 613, 897.60 for the construction a new governors’ office and high court complex respectively in Ado-Ekiti.
Six companies were shortlisted for the execution of the two projects namely Vyouad Construction Company Limited, Tianjin Yuyang Construction Company, Goodek Ventures Limited, Grid Associates Limited and Fovak Construction Limited.
Speaking today in Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State commissioner for Works and Transportation, Funmi Ogun, said:
“What we are doing today confirms the transparency of our government.
“It shows that Gov. Fayose is incurably committed to giving Ekiti a facelift and make Ado Ekiti capital city a real modern city.
“Ekiti will clock 20 years on Oct.1, 2016 and we have to embark on projects that will make Ekiti a developing state that can compete with other capital cities in terms of infrastructure.
“The High Court we are presently using was inherited from the old Ondo state and constructing a new one of our own will afford us the opportunity to put state-of-the-art equipment.”