Bauchi pays N2.4bn UBEC coun­ter­part fund­ing

Daily Trust - - EDUCATION - From Balarabe Alka­s­sim, Bauchi

Bauchi State govern­ment has re­leased over N2.4 bil­lion as its coun­ter­part fund­ing for the UBEC/SUBEB 2016 projects in the state.

The Ex­ec­u­tive Chair­man, Bauchi State Univer­sal Ba­sic Ed­u­ca­tion Board (BASUBEB), Pro­fes­sor Ya­haya Ibrahim Yero, dis­closed this at an in­ter­ac­tive ses­sion with suc­cess­ful con­trac­tors and ser­vice providers.

He noted that the in­ter­ac­tive ses­sion was or­gan­ised to show the con­trac­tors sam­ples of ma­te­ri­als to be used for the var­i­ous projects in ac­cor­dance with govern­ment's spec­i­fi­ca­tions.

Pro­fes­sor Yero dis­closed that to en­sure the ex­e­cu­tion of qual­i­ta­tive work, the board had signed a Mem­o­ran­dum of Un­der­stand­ing (MoU) with the ser­vice providers.

He how­ever warned the con­trac­tors against giv­ing bribe or grat­i­fi­ca­tion to any­body as any­one found want­ing would be sanc­tioned.

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