The Government of Sierra Leone, through the Sierra Leone Roads Authority (SLRA), has on the 31st August, 2023 at the China Henan International Corporation Co. Ltd (CHICO) campsite in Gbalahun village, Kailahun District awarded the contract to Consulting Engineers Group (CEG) Limited for the Design Review and Construction Supervision for the Upgrading of the Kailahun-Buedu Road. 

The signing and contract awarding was done in the presence of the Minister of Works and Public Assets, Denis Sandy and members of the project communities. The contract between SLRA and CEG was signed by the Director General, Ing. Amara Jambai Kanneh and Director Bernard Obika

CEG is an Indian international infrastructure engineering consulting company that provides services in design, planning, engineering, consulting and construction management solutions to highways, bridges, tunnels, railways, metros, buildings and water resources.

The contract requires CEG to assist SLRA in providing effective supervision, management, and monitoring of the execution of the civil works on the project which is carried out by CHICO.

CHICO are far advanced in the site establishment, including quarry installations and the construction of a site for the supervision engineers which is scheduled for completion by the end of October.