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Contractors of Pawor Seed Secondary School On Spot Over Shoddy Work

Osdito Investment Limited and Dolphins Construction Company were awarded 700 Million Shillings each for the construction of Pawor Seed Secondary School for the first and second phases respectively.
Madi Okollo District Chairman Ismail Drabe Pointing at one of the major cracks on the new Classroom block.

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Leaders of Madi Okollo district want the directors of two construction firms arrested for shoddy works on a seed secondary school.

Osdito Investment Limited and Dolphins Construction Company were awarded 700 Million Shillings each for the construction of Pawor Seed Secondary School for the first and second phases respectively.  

The construction works included two classroom blocks, a multi-purpose laboratory, an administration block, five stance latrines and two stance latrines for the administration block.

However, the officials are concerned that the contractors have since abandoned the site without handing over the facilities to the district and their whereabouts are not known to date.

Alice Akello the Resident District Commissioner Madi Okollo who led a team of district leaders to assess the state of the school were shocked to see cracks on the walls of two classroom blocks and other buildings. Akello has directed that the contractors of the two companies be arrested.

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Ronald Afidra the MP for Lower Madi said they will do all it takes to bring the contractors to book. He attributed the shoddy works to a lack of supervision by the district leaders.

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Ismail Drabe the LCV Chairperson of Madi Okollo district said they have written to the Commissioner in charge of seed schools to come to their aid and settle the matter.  

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Peter Torit, the current Speaker Madi Okollo district and former councillor representing Okollo Sub County to Arua district explained that their efforts to push for value for money failed as the contractors kept on ignoring them.  

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Efforts to reach the directors of the two companies for a comment were unsuccessful as their earlier known telephone contacts are no longer in existence.

Pawor Seed Secondary School construction project commenced in the 2017/2018 financial year and was expected to be completed in two years.