June 25, 2018
By Alusine Sesay
Residents of Kabala in the Koinadugu district and Fabala in the Northern Province have heaped praises on Pavi Fort Construction Company for what many referred to as the company’s timely completion of the township road works.
Being deprived for so long without proper road network, Kabala residents welcomed the development with great delight and expressed profound gratitude to the company for the completion of the road work within record time of two years.
Mohamed Sillah, a motorbike rider noted that they have been struggling for years without proper road network and that with the construction of the township roads, they could now boast of one of the best across the country.
‘Our bikes are now safe because of the tarred roads in the township. Previously; we used to visit the garage on a frequent basis for repairs. We are grateful to Pavi Fort for the completion of the work within the shortest possible time,’ he said.
Quiet recentely,Paramount Chief of Wara Wara Yagala Chiefdom, Koinadugu District, PC Gbawuru Mansaray III, commended the construction work of Pavi Fort and stated that they could now enjoy using one of the best township road networks in the country, with 20km tarmac.
PC Gbawuru had called on government to award more road contracts to the local company, stating that they have the capability in terms of manpower and machinery.
Also, Deputy General Manager of the Sierra Leone Roads Authority (SLRA),Dr.Sahr Ernest Gbembo has lavished praises on Pavi Fort construction company for what he referred to as efficient construction work undertaken by the company in the township of Kabala,Koinadugu district, northern Sierra Leone.
Dr.Gbembo was in Kabala to ascertain as to whether the company has the technical and financial capability to undertake road construction, noting that he was expressed that Pavi Fort has completed the construction work in record time of two years.
In line with local content policy,Pavi Fort is a hundred percent Sierra Leonean owned and that the company has contributed immensely to national development. After the mudslide and flooding disaster which displaced thousands of people,Pavi Fort was one of the local companies that voluntarily contributed to the construction dwelling 50 houses at Mile Six, the outskirt of Freetown.
Speaking to journalists, the Deputy Director General of SLRA acclaimed the company, noting that it was capable of undertaking any road construction in the country, with the relevant machinery, manpower and required financial resources.
During a conducted tour of the Pavi Fort construction site, Resident Minister North, Abu Abu Koroma affirmed that his government would provide the necessary political will to make sure that the companies deliver on the government New Direction to improve on the road infrastructure in the country.
He noted that he was impressed with the construction work of the company, saying that the local company has the needed machinery and manpower to compete with any international construction company.