By HOSEA NYAMLONG
THE 9 man committee that was recently inaugurated to examine the proposal submitted by Plateau Investment and Property Development Company (PIPC) for an investment relationship with PPC has paid a courtesy visit to the management of PPC, publishers of THE NIGERIAN STANDARD Newspapers.
The chairman of the committee Mr. I.I.Turba had while briefing management of the PPC on the progress report of the committee assured them that they have concluded the assignment given to them.
He informed the management that, the members of the committee were not politicians but technocrats with some still in service.
The chairman added that the plan to bring PIPC was not only for business but also a Plateau Project, which is anchored on 3-polciy thrust of the Governor Simon Bako Lalong led administration in the state.
He maintained that the committee worked in accordance with the terms of reference; given to it and appreciated the support given by the management of PPC which has enable the committee conduct its assignment without any hitch.
Responding the Interim Administrators of PPC Mrs. Wannang commended the committee for their effort in carrying out the noble task.
She reiterated her commitment to the Plateau Project and promised to work in synergy with PIPC in order to keep the corporation alive.
Mrs. Wannang urged the state government to assist the Corporation with funds for the purchase of consumables and for the repairs of broken down machines.She implored the chairman to look into possible areas that would help in making the Corporation viable.
The chairman had earlier encouraged PIPC and PPC to liaise with the Ministry of Information to make sure that the report of the committee is put into action without delay, hopping that the committee’s work would be taken seriously.
Our correspondent reports that committee later went round the premises of PPC to inspect the Bielomatikmachine ,Kord 57 machine which produces cactus exercise book.
They also inspected to commercial printing press, the kord 64 machine as well as the city line express machine, where Engr. Abdul Zan briefed members of the committee and management staff of PPC on the need to do some maintenance on the machine in order to ascertain its ability because it has been down without putting it to us for a very long time.