Uzodinma gives run away contractors 72 hours ultimatum to return to site
The Imo state governor, Hope Uzodinma, in a statement made avaliable to newsmen in Owerri by his Chief Press Secretary has ordered contractors handling most of the roads in the state, to return back to site in the next 72 hours. Hope Uzodinma made it clear that the road contractors who have “absconded” from the site at the peak of the dry season, cannot be accepted by his government.
It stated: “Contractors handling road projects in Imo State have been ordered back to site within 72 hours or have their contracts terminated. “Governor Uzodinma frowned at a situation where contractors who had collected mobilization fees from Government abandoned projects. “This action is unjustifiable and totally unacceptable to the State Government.
He said it was “Regrettably, that the affected contractors have absconded from site in the peak of the dry season even after collecting mobilization fees from Government. Governor Uzodinma has at every opportunity emphasized that his ‘3R’ mantra of Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Recovery must be fully implemented for the overall benefit of Imo people, which is gradually gaining momentum.