A Memo Linked To Agric Ministry Reveals Approval Of N30Mn To Construct Mosque

Moses Ofodeme

A memo linked to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has disclosed an approval to the sum of N30 million for the construction of a “Friday” mosque in Nigeria.

The development was revealed in a memo circulated in the Ministry and leaked to the media.

The memo, which was dated December 10, 2020 was signed by Deputy Director in charge of procurement in the Ministry, Musa Musa, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development; Mohammed Nanono.

The memo was titled: “Award of Contract for the Construction of Friday Mosque’’.

The memo revealed that the contract was approved by the Ministerial Tenders Board and was addressed to the Managing Director of El-Shukhur Multi-Buz Nigeria Limited in Bauchi State.

The memo reads: “I am directed to inform you that the ministerial tenders board at its 7th meeting held on December 7, 2020; approved award of contract for the construction of Friday mosque to your company at the total sum of N30m only; inclusive of VAT, with a completion period of eight weeks with effect from the date of this letter.

“You are therefore required to indicate in writing within three days of receipt of this offer; your acceptance to the office of the director, procurement, FMARD, Abuja or otherwise, the offer will be considered lapsed.”

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