By Ebi Perekeme
Built by Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, Dakkada Towers is a 21 storey smart office complex located in the central business district of Uyo, it was built under 2 years.
The Mega project was handled by a Turkish construction company, VKS.
Dakkada Towers has a 500 capacity car park, the building contains all necessary facilities and equipment of a smart building. Some of the facilities include four elevators, two emergency exits, fire protection sensors and an aviation wing.
The tower has an access control with components like card reader, biometric control keypads, central stand-alone server workstation, electric lock hardware cabling for doors, boom barrier for cars, automated cards, automated turnstiles, fire protected doors and time attendance reader.
It also has a firefighting electric system, fire extinguisher hose reel, technical rooms E30 cabling S90 fire, protection sprinkler system, intelligent smoke detectors and fire alarm panel connected to the CCTV room. The building has LED lighting, touchscreen control KNX occupancy and motion sensors, digitally Addressed Lighting Interface – DALI, and many more
It has a state-of-the-art communication gadgets in place with all accessories of a public address system including: speaker, combine audio+media via sms for evacuation, control station, UPS and amplifiers
The ground floor is designed to accommodate banks and canteens while the mechanical floor controls sewage and takes care of waste disposal.
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, will inaugurate the Dakkada Luxury Estate and Dakkada Luxury Tower, today in Akwa Ibom State designed to provide affordable housing for the people.
This would be done on the sidelines of Akwa Ibom State government’s 34th-year anniversary celebration, in which Osinbajo would commission the projects as part of activities to marking the day of its creation.
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