By Deng Ghai Deng
BOR, 21st JUNE, 2019 (JONGLEI)-The government of South Sudan has given one billion US dollars contract to a South Sudanese company Intertorco to Construct Dr. John Garang Memorial University of Science and Technology in Bor. The company will start the construction of the university within three month and completed the construction within two years’ time. Lecturers and students at Dr. John Garang Memorial University of Science and technology in Bor appreciate the initiative by the office of the president.
The Managing Director of Intertorco Alimo Florence says her company has been contracted by the office of presidents Salva Kiir to construct Dr. John Garang Memorial University of Science and technology in Bor.
“We are really ready to take off and within three months we are going to be on the ground physically to make sure that this university start and we are ready to complete the construction within two years, that’s why we have included many companies under Intertorco that are going to be constructing the University.” Florence said.
Florence says the office of the president has signed with them one billion United States Dollar contract to complete the construction of the University.
“To complete the whole thing we have made one billion US dollar for this project to be completed all and everything. Not only building the university but also to equip the university, the university will be equipped by this project. To bring every requirement.” She added.
The academic registrar of Dr. John Garang Memorial University of Science and Technology Dr. Kooch Ruben appreciated the initiative by the office of President to construct the university.
“The university by the way is facing a lot of challenges. Starting from the lectures hall and all the structures of the university is really very down and is not the real structures supposed to be for the university. And now based on the film we are really very happy this is the university we are dreaming about. It’s going to be a very wonderful university with every wonderful constructions and everything is going to be there for this university. Is not going to be only for south Sudanese but also is going to be international university.” Ruben said.
The deputy governor of Jonglei state doctor Agot Alier says the University of Dr. John Garang if constructed by it has been shown in the film is going to be of lots of benefit to South Sudanese people.
“They are actually construction companies that are coming to Bor and mainly to Dr. John Garang University of Science and Technology. This is a company that have been given a contract by the president of the Republic of South His Excellency General Salva Kiir Mayardit. We are very much appreciated the president for the offer he has given to the people of this state and of course in extension for the people of South Sudan by honoring the university of Dr. John Garang for Science and Technology . A video record has been shown to us here. All the engineering drawings about the university that is being constructed here has been shown to us” Alier said
Alier says the state government will make sure the Intertorco Construction Company will complete their work in conducive environment.
“We have committed ourselves on behave of the government and the people that we will be actually to the best of their expectation and we will not fail them. We will not allow anybody to interfere with whatever the work the company will be doing here to accomplish this magnificent type of project here.” He added.
Acting governor said the Dr. John Garang Memorial University of Science and Technology will provide quality and high education service and also will provide jobs for the local people.