Commissoner for Finance, Hon.Chike Okafor explains payment process for contractors.

The Honourable Commissioner for Finance, Deacon Chike Okafor disclosed that  his ministry has commenced the process of ensuring immediate payment of contractors in accordance with  Governor Rochas Okorocha’s directives.

Excerpts of an official Press Release read as follows:

The Commissioner who spoke to reporters in Government House explained that the project monitoring and financial teams will visit the road projects to concur with the earlier report of the Transition Committee Chairmen before the payments are finally made.


He promised that the process will not delay the payment but a
necessary step to ensure that only qualified contractors are paid.

Okafor further explained that the Gov. Okorocha’s led government has made adequate financial arrangement to ensure that over 150 Billion Naira ongoing roads and infrastructural projects are well funded and completed within the estimated time-frame.

He however urged the contractors to cooperate with the ministry of finance and other relevant agencies involved in the process as stipulated by the state government.



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