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Akwa Ibom Govt Commends VKS For Delivering World Class Towers On Record Time


The governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr Udom Emmanuel has officially declared the 21-smart storey building, also known as the Dakkada Towers, completed and up for lease to high-earned clients.


The governor made this known yesterday at the State Executive Council meeting in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital.

The smart building which is a flagship project of the current administration, was delivered to Governor Emmanuel fully completed in December 2020, by the project contractors, VKS Nigeria Construction Limited.

The commendation from the governor came on the backdrop that the project which was agreed to be completed in two years and six months was completed by the contractors in less than two years.

After thorough inspection by experts, the state-of-the-art edifice, which is renowned as the tallest in the Niger-Delta region, was declared ready for use by the governor.


Addressing newsmen at Government House after State Executive Council meeting, the commissioner for information and strategy, Mr Ini Ememobong, said the Council was pleased with the report of completion of work on the 21-Smart storey building. He also noted that relevant government agencies have been directed to commence the process of leasing out the building to interested tenants.

The commissioner said the governor was satisfied with the timing of the completed tower and the quality of work delivered.

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