The Senate Committee on Federal Capital Territory (FCT) has ordered Visible Concept, the construction firm handling the N30 billion renovation work at the National Assembly to speedily complete the projects.
Sen. Smart Adeyemi, Chairman of the senate Committee, gave the order at an on the spot assessment of the projects by members of the committee with the Executive Secretary, Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) , Shehu Ahmad.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the FCDA had in March due to serious dilapidation of the national assembly complex, awarded contracts for rehabilitation of critical segments of the complex.
The segments included the hallowed chambers of the senate and the House of Representatives, the Dome in the White House as well as construction of office of the National Assembly Service Commission ( NASC) and Library at the cost of N30 billion.
Adeyemi who noted that though the renovation works being carried out at both chambers but the slow pace of work was very worrisome.
He said that except for miracle, the January 2023 deadline for delivery of transformed hallowed chambers was no longer feasible.
On his part, the Site Engineer, Visible Concept, Mr Tajudeen Olanipekun asked for more funds to complete the project in good time.