Minister demands firms to support FCT’s  infrastructure plan   


By Chioma Nnodim 

Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has called on well established companies in the territory to compliment government’s efforts in providing and sustaining quality infrastructure in the nation’s capital, Abuja.

This Minister made this known during the opening of Abuja Furniture Production, AFP, shown room at Maitama in Abuja on Monday.

Bello, who was represented by the director  FCT public building, Adebowale Ademo, said the administration is concerned with quality work in and around the city, and would always work with competent firms that could add value to the government efforts.

The minister, who commended the company, explained that FCT administration will always go for the best to make the aesthetic of Abuja a world class one.

“AFP has been a major partner in the development of the city, it is well known for producing high quality furniture over the years. So, we want it to compliment government’s efforts.”

Bello described the take off of the company as very impressive considering the quality of product that the firm  produces.

“This is what the administration has been looking for, a situation whereby people can come in with a lot of commitment to the city and also provide the necessary services that will compliment the efforts of government by ensuring that Abuja becomes one of the 20th habitable city in the world. 

“The government has made a lot of efforts to ensure that the esthestic of the city is respected, when we have outfits that contribute to the development of the city, respecting the laws and also requirements of the master plan, it is also help .

The General Manager, AFP, Oliver Cohnen said the company which is an arm of Julius Berger has been using furniture for over 30 years, which the services cover all categories of people, would keep to the standards.