In Sokoto 1,500-seat conference centre will be ready in June

The Managing Director of Diamond Global Energy Investment Ltd, the contractor, disclosed this when journalists visited the site on Friday.

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A 1,500 seat  international conference centre being built by Sokoto State will be ready in June, the contractor said.

The centre is being built for more than N428 million

Alhaji Mohammed Bello, the Managing Director of Diamond Global Energy Investment Ltd, the contractor, disclosed this when journalists visited the site on Friday.

”The contract was awarded in late 2014, but the actual work commenced in the first quarter of 2015."

”The work was to have been delivered in 12 months, but there was a delay due to the transition in 2015."

”The first phase of the project, which comprises of an administrative block, VIP lounge and an Internet Cafe, among others, has so far reached about 90 per cent completion."

”This phase of the project will be delivered in the next 20 days."

”But, the second phase that comprises of the auditorium, has now reached 80 per cent completion stage and it will be delivered in the next 30 days.”

Bello commended Gov. Aminu Tambuwal for according top priority to the project and promised to deliver a “world- class structure”.

He also promised not to compromise on the specifications and quality of the project.

”We will never fail the state government or the people of the state in this direction," Bello said.

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