The State Government has emphasized the need for strict adherence to laid down procedures in the areas of construction and procurement.
The Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Lawrence Ewrudjkpo stated this during a meeting with a construction company, Team Technic Nig. Ltd in his office in Yenagoa.
Mr. Ewrudjakpo, who noted that construction companies are an essential part in the development process, said projects are usually advertised in national and local media, adding that interested companies vie for it through competitive bidding with the best qualifies company eventually getting the job.
He further intimated the Team that at present, there were no projects ready for advertisement and assured the company that fresh projects would be available for bidding in the nearest future.
The Commissioner noted that Bayelsa State is one of the most backward in terms of development, pointing out that it was for that reason that the state government was willing to partner with qualified companies to develop the state.
Earlier, The Managing Director of Team Technic, Mr Yeris Visinoni stated that the Company is into the construction of Railway Projects, consultancy and other technical areas, adding that they have been in operation in Nigeria since 1974, precisely in Kano State.
He further stated that they have worked for the Federal Ministry of Transport and other companies and have their offices also in Ghana and Equatorial Guinea.
The Team Manager used the opportunity of the meeting to invite the Ministry to pay them a visit at the company’s head office in Berlarus.