13. RATIFICATION OF EXECUTIVE APPROVALS

  1. Re-Construction of Senior Staff Accommodation for Farm Center.

Council received a report on the construction of Senior Staff Accommodation for Farm Centre

Council noted that the project was awarded to Messrs Churchgate Products Limited.

Council noted that the contractor had commenced work on the project and it was now at completion stage.

Council noted that items listed below were under measured on the Bills of Quantities and were later negotiated and agreed upon between the Contractor, the Consultant and the representative of Physical Planning Unit of the University thus:

  1. Extra works in foundation due to the topography of the site
  2. Extra works in floor finishing by replacing PVC tiles with ceramic tiles
  3. Miscellaneous extra works

Council noted that the variation had raised the contract sum.

Council ratified the variation approved on its behalf by the Vice-Chancellor as the net increase cost of the construction of Senior Staff Accommodation for Farm Centre under construction which raised the original contract.

  1. Re: Legal Action on the Refund of the paid Rent on the Proposed

Liasion Office/Guest House of the University at No. 2, Udo Udoma Street, Asokoro, Abuja.

Council received a report on the executive approval given on its behalf by the Chairman of Council that the University Management should engage the service of a Legal Firm to handle the refusal of the Landlord and the Caretaker to refund the rentage paid on the property as two years rent or hand over the keys of the building to the University for use as Liaison Office/Guest House.

Council noted that the University Management had engaged the services of a reputable Legal Firm, Wole Olanipekun and Co, to handle the matter on its behalf.

Council ratified the executive approval given on its behalf by the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council that the University Management should engage the services of Legal Firm to handle the refusal of the Landlord and Caretaker/Agent to refund the rentage paid on the property as two years rent at No. 2, Udo Udoma Street, Asokoro, Abuja or hand over the property to the University for use as Liaison Office/Guest house of the University.

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