The Inspectorate of Government has officially handed over the site for the construction of its headquarters to the contractor, a joint venture between Roko Construction Limited and Roko Construction (Rwanda) Limited.
The 15-storey building will be constructed to the tune of close to Shs70 billion. The ground-breaking ceremony is slated for July 18, 2019 on Plots 71-75, Yusuf Lule Road And 24-26, Clement Hill Road.
While handing over the documents to developers, the IGG, Justice Irene Mulyagonja, said a strict procurement process was followed, which she added shows her office is not a corrupt.
She urged the developers to adhere to the contractual terms and handover the building in three years. She cautioned them against doing shoddy work, saying “this is one of the best designs submitted to government according to Ministry of Finance.”
The Secretary to IG, Mrs. Rose Kafeero, commended the Evaluation Committee for doing an excellent job during the procurement process. She also revealed a Contract Management Team chaired by the Director of Leadership Code, Ms. Annet Twine, which will work closely with the Consultant to manage the contract.
The Managing Director of Roko Construction Ltd, Mark Koehler, thanked the Inspectorate for putting trust in them and pledged to do quality work.
He said Roko’s most experienced project and construction managers will be in charge of the project.
Koehler hailed Roko’s achievements in the region, adding that it is a local company with 99.3 percent Ugandan staff.
Roko was the best evaluated bidder among seven bidders. The other bidders were: CRJE (East Africa) Ltd, Chine WU Yi Co. Ltd, Seyani Brothers & Co. (U) Ltd and Parbat Siyani Construction Ltd JV, China National Aero-Technology International Engineering Corporation, China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation and China State Construction Engineering Corporation Ltd.