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Boko Haram: PINE Completes Renovation of 17 Police Stations, 11 Schools in Adamawa

Posted: Jun 18, 2016 at 6:06 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

Clement Ekong,

YOLA – The Presidential Initiative for the North East (PINE) recently setup by the Federal Government to rehabilitate infrastructure damaged by the Boko Haram insurgents has completed the renovation and building of Police stations and Primary Schools in Adamawa State.

According to Mr Hosea Maxwell Kupchi, the consultant handling the projects in the state, part of the mandate of body is to ensure that the damaged infrastructure are rehabilitated and returned to the government and end-users and at record time.

Kupchi while taking some of the officials of the Presidential Initiative for the North East around the project sites disclosed that despite the short time given when the contractual agreement was signed by Federal Government; the contractors were able to meet the target.

He disclosed that no fewer than 17 police stations and 11 schools have been renovated and are ready to be used in Adamawa State.

Among infrastructure inspected by the inspectors from the secretary to Government of Federation’s office Abuja and team of journalists led by Mr.Sheyin Odutayo include renovated police formations  located at Song ,Gombi, Hong, Michika, Mubi North Local Government Areas and a new police barracks built in Garkida town respectively.

He also assured of the future and quality of the buildings noting that, despite the emergency procurement programme of the government, global building standards were applied in all the projects.

Meanwhile the schools inspected comprised Girls Nursery and Primary School Unguwar Faransa Gombi, GDSS Shangui and Garaha-Mujili Primary School Hong, Garkida North Primary and Secondary School, Guluk Primary School, Madagali and Jiddel Primary School as well as Yeskule Girls Secondary School in Michika Local Government, among others.

Applauding the Federal Government gesture, head mistress of Girls Nursery and Primary School, Uguwar Faransa and her counterpart Mrs Annah Hunira of Garkida North P rivalry School expressed gratitude and appealed to the state government to settle their four months unpaid salary of teachers.