The Vice Chancellor, University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Prof Nyaudo Ndaeyo has taken delivery of an ultra modern classroom complex constructed by Fens Properties Nigeria Limited, an indigenous company.
Prof. Ndaeyo while receiving the complex which is for Faculty of Arts on Thursday at the university’s permanent site, Nwaniba, Uyo, noted that the institution would continue to invest in infrastructure to improve on teaching and learning.
Ndaeyo specifically eulogized Fens Properties Nigeria Limited for delivering what he termed “top-notch work” on record time.
He explained that the edifice will accommodate students of the Faculty of Arts, who he stressed would learn better in a conducive environment.
The Vice Chancellor assured that the contractors will enjoy the University’s continuous partnership and support to deliver other building projects in the University.
Earlier, Chairman, Fens Properties Nigeria Limited, Michael Udofia, expressed the company’s appreciation to the University community and staff, for the confidence reposed in his company as the contractor to deliver the project.
On his part, Engr. David Umoette, of Fens Properties, assured that the magnificent edifice was built according to international best practices.
He noted that, what the company has achieved, is the premium Fens Properties Nigeria Limited standard, and as a progressive technical policy and corporate promise, Umoette maintained the company will always offer high quality jobs that meet global standard.
Our correspondent reports that the storey building measuring 30 metres by 60, which has four (4) lecture halls and desks, twenty (20) conveniences, fifty three (53) fans, four (4) offices all en suite, according to the contractual agreement was to be completed in six months.
But the contractors were able to deliver within five months, and thereby eliciting commendations from the Vice Chancellor and management team of the University who attended the inauguration ceremony.
Highpoints of the event were inspection of lecture halls and offices and the official handing over of the keys to the Vice Chancellor, Prof Nyaudoh Ndaeyo who was flanked by two DVCs, Registrar, Librarian, Directors and other staff of the University.