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FCT, Taraba To Partner On Affordable Housing
FCT Minister, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has restated the commitment of the FCT Administration to the provision of affordable houses for the growing populace of FCT. He spoke at the weekend when the Governor of Taraba State, Mr. Danbaba Danfulani Suntai paid him a courtesy call in his office in Abuja.
The Minister stated that the FCTA, through its mass housing programme, was determined to partner with governments, organizations, institutions and companies towards providing housing succour to the teeming residents of FCT including all categories of workers, the private sector operators, bodies and others.
He thanked the Taraba State Government for showing interest in FCT mass housing sector stressing that the state has a strong presence in Abuja due to the large number of its citizens residing there.
While describing the governor’s visit as symbolic, Senator Bala Mohammed praised him as a level headed and honest leader who was doing a lot to improve the quality of lives of Taraba citizens both at home and outside.
“The federal government and our party are proud of you as one of the high performing governors…You have come to Abuja to add value and you are assured of all possible assistance because what you want to do is in FCT and the nation’s interest, ” the Minister told the governor.
Earlier Governor Suntai had told Senator Bala Mohammed that he embarked on the visit, his first to the FCTA, to identify with a worthy brother and explore areas of mutual collaboration between Taraba and FCT. He congratulated the Minister on the various achievements of his administration so far and prayed God to continue to protect and guide him.
Governor Suntai intimated the Minister about the intention of the state government to build a housing estate for its workers and others residing in Abuja and solicited the assistance of the FCT Administration towards actualizing the plan.