KOTA KINABALU: The management of infrastructure projects at 14 new townships in Sabah were satisfactory in the selection of location,
procurement and financial management said the Auditor-General’s report.
According to the Third Series of the 2014 Auditor-General’s Report, project under the supervision of Lembaga Pembangunan Perumahan dan Bandar (LPPB) had been allocated RM28,360,010 for a period of between 2012 to 2014 and 95 percent from the allocation or RM26,816,490 had been spent.
The report said the achievement was very satisfactory because 95 percent of the allocation was received and spent to complete 35 project, involving 11
project sites 24 infrastructure sites for new township.
The 14 new townships are located in Penampang, Inanam, Kota Kinabatangan, Telupid, Tongod, Nabawan, Pitas, Tandek, Beluran, Kuala Penyu, Sook, Tambunan, Kemabong and Putatan.
The report said apart from preparing sites for the projects, the LPPB was also responsible for providing basic infrastructure like access roads to
government project sites, secretariat, community hall, clinic, fire and rescue department, electricity and telecommunication facilities for the benefit of the people at the new townships.
The report said the 14 projects were carried out according to the approved plans.
The report said the LPPB would take action like handing over the completed infrastructure to the related government departments within 12 months of completion.-BERNAMA