The chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Christopher Maikalangu has vowed to revoke the contracts of defaulting contractors found violating contracts agreements and not meeting required standards of road construction.
Maikalangu, who made this known yesterday, during the ground breaking ceremony to mark the commencement of Dnako township road rehabilitation in the council, said that it is the responsibility of the administration to meet the needs of the people in the council.
He assured that the residents will enjoy the dividends of democracy and feel the impact of good governance within their various communities.
“I am convinced that the most suitable development in my own capacity as a local government chairman is to start at the grassroots level, and this is the conviction I have before the commencement of this ground breaking ceremony.
“Dnako township road shall be of great benefit to the people living within this area. It will also create a new business hub around the community and other adjourning communities. It will also spring forth a new urban resettlement; which shall reduce the pressure on the city center.
“As a responsible government, it is our duty to meet the needs and aspirations of all the electorates to enable them enjoy the dividends of democracy and also feel the impact of good governance within their various communities and also get the best of this administration,” he said.
The chairman further said that since inception of the present administration, they have executed several legacy projects that will stand the test of time in various communities of the council.
“We focused more on road construction and rehabilitation in addition to other achievements in rural electrification; water scheme and educational development, among others.
“It is our hope therefore, that the contractor will deliver the road project to Dnako people as expected, counting on his readiness to abide by the rules of engagement in ensuring best project delivery within the expected timeframe,” he stated.