Plateau state Government conclude arrangements to reconstruct the burnt down Jos Main Market



The Plateau state Government has conclude arrangements to reconstruct the burnt down Jos Main Market through private public partnership. Chairman of the project implementation unit, Ezekiel Gomos made this known while briefing newsmen at the PIPC office complex along Murtala Mohammed way in Jos. According to him, the committee has penciled down 4 transition advisers out of which one will emerged to provide expertise for the building of the market.

14 years after the Jos main market was gutted by fire the commercially viable project is to receive Government attention, this followed the resolve by the Governor Lalong lead administration on assumption of office to reconstruct the Jos main market.

The project implementation unit chaired by Ezekiel Gomos a financial expert with the permanent secretary, Ministry of Commerce and General Manager of the Jos main market was constituted.

Briefing news men in his office, Ezekiel Gomos said the selection of the transition adviser is to guide Government in the choosing of a private partner for the project.

Gomos stressed that the implementation of the public private partnership for the construction of the market is in line with the mandate of Federal Government infrastructure commission regulatory body which will be of benefit to Plateau state. He said if completed all problems associated with congestion within the Jos metropolis will be a thing of the past.



  1. Give me more info about those involved in this PPP arangement with regards the MOU. I hope the process of selection will be transparent and open.

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