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The Zamfara Government  has awarded contracts for the renovation and reconstruction of primary schools in the state at a cost of N3.6 billion.

Gov. Abdul’aziz Yari, presenting letters to 351 indigenous contractors in Gusau, said the project would be executed through the State Universal Basic Education Board.

He also included that about 500 primary schools in the 14 local government areas of the state would be renovated, supplied with furniture and teaching materials.

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According to him, the contract was awarded to indigenous contractors to spur the economy of the state, reduce poverty and hardship among the people.

Yari said that all the contractors were given works in their respective local government areas with a mandate to complete the jobs within three months.

“We are executing these projects to revive our education sector in line with the recommendations given by various stakeholders and various government committees on education,” he said.

The governor urged the contractors to ensure quality and speedy work in line with the contract agreement.

Meanwhile, the governor has also awarded the contract for the total reconstruction of the 11 Kilometer Gusau Eastern Bye pass at a cost of N2.2 billion.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the contract, awarded to Triacta Construction Company Limited with 50 per cent payment, would be completed within six months.

(NAN)

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