Sokoto International Conference Centre at 85% completion stage – Consultant, Arc. Al-Mustapha

Sokoto State
Sokoto State
By  Ado Hassan, Sokoto
THE phase I of the multi-million naira Sokoto ‎International Conference Centre along Birnin Kebbi road has reached 85% completion stage according to the project Consultant, Arc. Al-Mustapha Ibrahim Rabah.
” We hope to meet the date line given before May 29th. You can see the speed at which the work is going. Men and machines have been fully mobilised‎. We are determined to get it done.”
Arc. Rabah told reporters in Sokoto Tuesday after an inspection ‎tour of the project to assess the level of progress.
He said the edifice which is a model has the capacity to accommodate ‎over 1,500 people at a time.
” It has basic adjourning facilities as VIP and mini halls, lounges, shops and convenience. It is also secured with tarred road network.
” The project was conceived and initiated 4 years ago by the immediate past government of Aliyu Wamakko and is being implemented by the current administration of Governor‎ Aminu Tambuwal”, he explained.
According to him” the project has tremendous economic value ‎to add to the state’s IGR and is the first of its kind within the axis of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara states”, he pointed out.
‎According to him, the Phase II consist of a state of the art hotel and 18 holes Golf Course recreational facility which approval would soon be released for commencement of work.
” I cannot tell you the cost until approval is given”, he explained.
In the same vein, the Managing Director of the contracting firm, Diamond Global‎ Engineering and Construction company, Alhaji Muhammad Bello said already the project has reached finishing stage” We are largely making some finishing touches and within 3 days we would have made significant progress towards completion.
” Target given to us is on or before May 29 and we are optimistic that it will be completed within the earliest possible time”, he assured

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