Monday, 19 June 2017

Kano Contractors’ Union Settles Over 2,000 Members With N8bn


The Nigerian Chamber of Indigenous Contractors, Kano state chapter has paid over N8bn contract liabilities to 2,019 members, Chairman of the chamber, Alhaji Auduwa Maitangaran has said.

Maitangaran made the disclosure yesterday in Kano while distributing foodstuffs and clothing materials to widows of the deceased members of the union, orphans, inmates and physically challenged persons as Ramadan gift.
He said 1,619 contractors working in the 44 local government and 400 others working in various ministries in the state would benefit from the money.

The chairman explained that while payment of the 1,619 contractors had commenced, that of the 400 contractors working in ministries would commence tomorrow (Tuesday).

He explained that the Ganduje-led administration had from inception to date, completed 2, 019 projects including 43 road projects.

Maitangaran added that 1,400 constituency projects had also been completed, while over 300 other projects had reached various levels of completion.

Turning to the donated, Maitangaran said the chamber had spent over N7m on the gesture, adding that the contractors had also freed 25 inmates.

He said, “The donation is an annual event being carried out by the chamber during the month of Ramadan. We have donated similar items to government workers in all ministries and governor and deputy governor’s offices respectively.”


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