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"Blocked Drainage" Cause Of Leaking Roof Of National Assembly Complex - FCDA


FCDA Reveals Reason For Leaking Roof At National Assembly Complex. 

.... Says Contract For Rehabilitation Of Complex To Be Awarded Soon.

In a statement signed by the Spokesperson of the FCDA Richard Nduul addressing the issue of the leaking roof at the National Assembly Complex revealed that the drainage on the roof slab of the building was which caused seepage of water through expansion joints.

“The attention of the FCDA has been drawn to recent flooding of the lobby of the national assembly complex, Abuja resulting from leakages from the roof.

“Our findings indicate that the leakages are traceable to blockages of drainage 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 complex,” he said.

Mr Nduul said, the proposed contract for rehabilitation of National Assembly Complex is currently undergoing procurement process in line with the Procurement Act of 2007.

He explained that management of the NASS approached the FCDA in 2019 for a total rehabilitation and upgrading of the complex to bring it in tune with parliamentary buildings around the world.

The News Agency of Nigeria reported that the FCDA Spokesperson revealed the contract for the rehabilitation of the complex would be awarded as soon as it was concluded in conformity with requirements of the Act and also considering all other relevant parameters.

He gave assurance that the rehabilitation of the complex would be executed meticulously to ensure the nation’s got value for the funds that would be expended.

According to him, this has been the tradition with every other assignment which the FCDA has undertaken.

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