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Power projects in Rivers state suspended due to poor quality of work

Channels Television  
Updated May 20, 2012

Contractors working on two Distribution EPC projects of the National Independent Power Project, NIPP, at Eneka and Oyigbo area of Rivers State has been ordered to stop work immediately due to what they termed poor quality of the jobs.

This order came from the National Assembly Joint Committee on Power and the Chairman of the committee, Senator Philips Aduda, his deputy, Hon Patrick Ikhariale spoke to journalists yesterday after members of the committee who inspected the projects scored the quality of work going as very low as they also doubted materials brought in for the execution of the projects.

The lawmakers said a proper verification will carried out by independent experts on the jobs and transformers to know if they are new ones after which work can then resume on the project sites.