Firm says school building review ‘too restrictive’

first_img Facebook Homepage BannerNews Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty WhatsApp Pinterest WhatsApp The construction firm behind 42 schools found to have structural defects – is criticising the Education Minister.Western Building Systems says a review announced by Minister Joe McHugh is too restrictive.The Government is taking legal action against Western Building Systems after inspections of completed schools around the country found structural and fire safety problems.The Education Minister has announced that a promised independent review – which will look at how schools are designed and built in other countries – will be carried out by Technological University Dublin.Western Building Systems has called the review restrictive – as it does not examine the Department’s own practices and procedures.It’s criticised Minister Joe McHugh for choosing to proceed with a review that it says is a “desktop exercise which which should be standard practice for something as important as the school building programme.”It’s called for a full independent review if shortcomings in the procurement and regulation of public infrastructure projects are to be addressed. Google+ Firm says school building review ‘too restrictive’ By News Highland – September 16, 2019 center_img Pinterest Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twitter Facebook News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Previous articleFormer Harps player Noel Melvin passes awayNext articlePoll finds support for Irish unity vote post-Brexit News Highland Harps come back to win in Waterford Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more

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3rd Mutual Benefits National Badminton C/ship: Adesokan, Opeyori Emerge Champions

first_imgThe curtains were drawn on the 3rd Mutual Benefits National Badminton Championship at the Mutual Benefit / Police College Badminton Complex in the Police College, Ikeja, Lagos on Saturday, 12 October 2019.The first Final in the Women’s Doubles event produced a brand new set of winners with Kwara State’s duo of Zainab Damilola Alabi and Sofiyat Arinola Obanishola outclassing Ogun State’s pair of Nigeria and Africa’s number one Women’s Singles player, Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan and her partner, Asisat Ogunkanbi to take home the gold medal.The Mixed Doubles event further confirmed the ratings of current Nigeria number one ranked pair and real-life married couple Eneojo Joseph Abah and wife, Peace who pipped FCT’s pair of Yunusa Momoh and Ramatu Yakubu 2-0 to add to their collection of Mixed Doubles gold medals.Women’s singles champion Dorcas Adesokan; Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc, Chairman, Dr Akin Ogunbiyi; BFN President Francis Orbih Esq.; Men’s singles champion Anuoluwapo OpeyoriThe Men’s Singles event saw a reversal in outcomes from last year’s 2nd Edition’s as Nigeria and Africa’s number one ranked male singles player, Anuoluwapo Opeyori defeated his fiercest rival and fellow Lagosian, Godwin Olufua who’s ranked number two in Nigeria and three in Africa.The Men’s Doubles Finals saw Nigeria’s and Africa’s number one ranked pair Anuoluwapo Opeyori and Godwin Olofua of Lagos State win 2-1 over Eneojo Joseph Abah (Rivers) and Isaac Murphy Minaphee (Taraba) to retain their gold from last year.In the Women’s Singles event, the reigning Queen of African Badminton, Nigeria’s and Africa’s number one, Dorcas Ajoke Adesokan of Ogun State maintained her stranglehold on the title she’s held from the tournament’s inception be dispatching Ruth Chinenye Ibere of Katsina State in the final.Speaking at the end of the tournament, the Chairman of Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc, the sponsors of the event, Dr Akin Ogunbiyi congratulated all the athletes in attendance, and the Board of the BFN under the able leadership of Francis Orbih, Esq., for it’s “hard work, resilience and consistency.”Delivering his speech, the President of the Badminton Federation of Nigeria, Francis Orbih, Esq., expressed his board’s gratitude and appreciation to the sponsors of the event, especially the Chairman of the Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc for keeping to their word of making the event an annual one.Awards of recognition and appreciation were given out.RelatedBadminton Nigeria wins Zambia InternationalDecember 4, 2018In “Nigeria”National Badminton Championship Ready To Serve OffNovember 12, 2018In “AFCON Insider”Badminton: Olympics Qualification Top Priority As BFN Unveils 2020 ProgrammeJanuary 9, 2020In “Badminton”last_img read more

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