NASS roof leakage: Procurement processes delay renovation

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has through the Federal Capital Development said contract for the renovation of the National Assembly is still undergoing procurement process in line with the Procurement Act of 2007.

The administration, in a statement, stated that the contract will be awarded as soon as it is concluded in conformity with the requirements of the Act and also considering all other relevant parameters.
“The attention of the FCDA has been drawn to the recent flooding of the lobby of the National Assembly complex, Abuja, resulting from leakages from the roof,” it noted.

Mr Nduul said findings from the FCDA revealed that the leakages are traceable to blockages of drainages leading to seepage of water through expansion joints in the roof slab.
“ Full waterproofing of the roof of the White House building is a major aspect of the proposed renovation of the National Assembly Complex”, the FCDA added.
It further stated that the management of the National Assembly approached the FCDA in 2019 for a total rehabilitation and upgrading of the NASS Complex to bring it in tune with Parliamentary Buildings around the world.

FFCDA assures that at the right time, the project will be executed meticulously in order to ensure that the nation gets value for the funds that will be expended as this has been the tradition with every other assignment which the authority has undertaken.

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