The Minister of State for Housing, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Muazu Jaji Sambo, Thursday, February 10, 2022, paid a working visit to Federal Housing Authority, where he pledged the support of the Ministry in ensuring that the authority achieved its housing-provision mandate. Alhaji Muazu Jaji Sambo also seized the opportunity to take a tour of some of the Housing Estates being constructed by the Authority within the FCT.
In his welcome remarks, the Managing Director and Chief Executive, Senator Gbenga Ashafa thanked the Honourable Minister of State for finding it expedient to make the historic visit to the Authority, not long after he was appointed.
He expressed the gratitude of both the Board, Mangement and staff of the Authority, to President Muhammadu Buhari, for the quality of technocrats appointed to lead the Ministry. The appointments starting from the Honourable minister, his Excellency Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola SAN, and the Honourable minister of State had positively reflected on the fortunes of the Authority he said.
The MD was also grateful to Mr President for the robust Board of Directors he appointed for FHA, under the Chairmanship of Senator Lawal Shuaibu and the creation of three more Directorates which had already impacted on the operational efficiency of the Authority.
Senator Ashafa, seized the opportunity to apprise the Minister of the progress of various housing projects which the Authority had embarked upon and the Authority’s plans for 2022. He thereafter invited the Executive Directors who briefed the Honourable Minister on the progress and challenges in the Authority.