Environmental Preservation Development and Restoration International Organisation (EPDRIO) , has commended the leadership of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, under Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido, for resolution of the contention between the group and Holmes Multi-Media Synergy Limited, which concerns sole vendoring within AMAC.
The group in Press Statement signed by the Chairman of the group Prince Sam Gbadebo, read “We commend the leadership of AMAC, under the leadership of the Chairman Abdullahi Adamu Candido, for the prompt intervention into the hitherto contentious issue of sole vendor from AMAC.
That, “Holmes Multi-Media Synergy Limited was never engaged as a vendor but a consultant and they therefore apologize for not introducing Holmes to the Association as a Consultant.
He should suspend his activities, withdraw his demand notices and apologize to the public and Association for now.”
“Meanwhile all issuance of certificate of fumigation, Registration of Pest control firms and other regulatory activities of Pest and vector control in accordance with the provisions of AMAC pest control Bye-Law should continue in AMAC Annex office Pest control unit, Gwarinpa Estate.”
In an earlier letter dated 22nd October addressed to the Chairman Abuja Municipal Area Council, titled “Request for your urgent intervention ” and reads in part.
“Recall the earlier meeting with you by our association represented by our chairman and vice chairman on Thursday 8th of August, 2019, in which your attention was drawn to some fraudulent activities been carried out by an organization, issuing demand notices on fumigation activities within the municipal council, which you promised that thorough investigation will be carried out and we would be informed of the outcome..”
“We wonder why AMAC will appoint an organization as a sole vendor for fumigation and pest control operations within the municipal area having registered hundreds of certified professional businesses in this regard, in accordance with section 6,a,b and c of the AMAC Pest Control Bye-Law No. 22, 2012, which the businesses fully adhere to. ” The letter read.