UBEC, COREN Cohorts On Project Execution


By Zakaa Lazarus

The Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) to ensure proper execution of projects.

The Executive Secretary of UBEC, Dr Hamid Bobboyi, while signing the MoU in Abuja on Wednesday
said the whole idea is to provide conducive learning environment for learning in the country.

UBEC boss also said COREN will engage in monitoring of the Commission’s projects at least twice a month once the project kick Start’s.

“We have been giving money in the form of matching grants instincts, and much of these monies that have been given to states have been used for infrastructure.

“There are times we have real challenges in the quality of infrastructure but it is our hope that the journey we began with COREN will help us deliver the quality projects that we all yearn for and that can serve Nigeria’s energy,” he said.

In his remarks, the Registrar of COREN, Professor Joseph Odigure said resident engineers will be in charge of monitoring projects in the respective states.

Odigure noted that the MoU is to ensure that COREN perfectly monitor UBEC projects for proper and quality delivery.

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