Members of the Kogi State House of Assembly are set to resume plenary on Monday at the recently renovated Assembly Complex in Lokoja, the state capital, announced Speaker Rt. Hon. Umar Yusuf on Sunday.
The completion of the renovation work, which was confirmed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker, Yabagi Mohammed, marks the culmination of efforts to restore the Assembly Complex, which was ravaged by a mysterious fire on October 10, 2022.
The state government, in response to the incident, promptly awarded a contract for the comprehensive renovation of the complex. As the work concludes, the Speaker expressed optimism about the resumption of plenary sessions at the refurbished complex on December 11.
Oladipo Bayode, the convener of the Annual Kogi Built Environment and Building Materials Exhibition (BEBM), lauded the technical competence and workmanship demonstrated in the renovation project. During a visit to the project site, Bayode described the outcome as “a world-class construction with high value for money.”
Expressing satisfaction with the renovation efforts, Bayode commended both the contractor and service providers involved in the project. He highlighted the significance of maintaining the impressive standard set by the contractor in this and future projects, encouraging the contractor to serve as a beacon for others within and beyond Kogi.