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Fayemi clears N3.3billion UBEC’s outstanding counterpart funds. Procured 17 motorcycles for technical officers.

Fayemi clears N3.3billion UBEC’s outstanding counterpart funds

 Procured 17 motorcycles for technical officers

The Ekiti State Government has paid the outstanding counterpart fund

of N3.3 billion for the year  2016 , 2017 and 2018 UBEC/SUBEB projects

which the immediate past administration in the state neglected

throughout its four years in office.

The Permanent Secretary, Ekiti State Universal Basic Education Board

(SUBEB), Dr. (Mrs.)  Eunice Oladimeji, who made this known in Ado-

Ekiti during a Bid opening ceremony of  the 2014/2015  UBEC/ SUBEB

Projects urged  the contractors who are successful in the process to

work according to specification and contractual agreement as the Board

would not hesitate to enforce the rules guiding the procedures for the

execution of UBEC/SUBEB Projects.

She added that contractors who fail to work in strict compliance with

the agreement reached with the Board will be blacklisted and made to

refund the money into the government coffers.

Oladimeji noted that as part of steps at ensuring proper monitoring of

the Projects , the Board had procured 17 motorcycles for technical

officers that would  monitor the projects located in all the 16 Local

Government areas of the State.

The Permanent Secretary also disclosed that all necessary arrangements

have been concluded by the Board to pay contractors the outstanding

balance owed  them on the 2012 /2013 UBEC /SUBEB Projects.

Also speaking , the Zonal Coordinator of the Universal Basic Education

Commission (UBEC) in Ekiti State , Mr Joshua Arema, who commended the

Kayode Fayemi-led administration for complying with UBEC policies and

programmes assured of the UBEC’s steady and continued collaboration

with the Ekiti SUBEB with the aim of improving service delivery and

making basic education accessible to children of school age in the


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