Insecurity: ENSG Approves N759m For CCTV CamerasLatest News, News From The State Thursday, April 17th, 2014
IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu
Over Seven hundred and fifty-nine million naira (N759,000,000) has been approved by the Enugu State government for various projects including the installation of Close Circuit Television CCT cameras in strategic places, especially the nearly completed multi million naira new workers secretariat buildings in Enugu.
This was disclosed by the State Commissioner for Information, Mr. Chuks Ugwoke at the end of the state executive council meeting, presided over by Governor Sullivan Chime.
According to Commissioner Ugwoke, “the sum of Three hundred million naira (N300,000,000) was approved for the supply and installation of security (CCTV) and access control systems in the offices of the Enugu State new Secretariat buildings.
He said the scope of work is consisted of 579 Cameras, 44 Network Video Control Systems that are to be installed on 264 Doors with 22 Controllers, adding that contract was awarded to Prolines Vision Limited.
Commissioner Ugwoke who was accompanied in the briefing by his Ministry of commerce and industry counterpart, Dr. Judge Akubilo, Ministry of Labour and Productivity, Mrs. Vivian Eze and that of Human Development and Poverty Reduction, Mr. Godwin Ogenyi also hinted that the sum of Two hundred and thirteen million, twenty-one thousand, four hundred and nineteen naira, eighteen kobo (N213,021,419.18k) was also approved by the council for the construction of Asu River Bridge along Isiogbo-Nara road in Nkanu East local government area.
The council he said, observed that the existing single lane old Concrete Bridge across Asu River along the road is dilapidated.
The Commissioner added that the council also noted that the present nature and increased volume of traffic using the bridge is beyond its bearing capacity.
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