Stakeholders In The Built Industry Meet In Lagos
Stakeholders in the built industry have converged in Lagos for the 10th Meeting of the National Council on Lands, Housing and Urban Development deliberate on ways to move the industry forward with a view to creating employment, social inclusion and economic development of Nigeria.
The theme of the meeting is " Housing Development As A Catalyst for Job Creation, Social Inclusion and Economic Development.
The meeting of the National Council on Lands Housing and Urban development is organized annually by the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing as part of its statutory mandate.
In his introductory remarks, the Director, Planning, Research & Statistics, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Olajide Ode-Martins, said that the National Council on Lands, Housing and Urban Development is the highest policy making organ of the Housing Sector where stakeholders in the sector engage in critical evaluation of and proffer solutions to challenges facing the sector.
Speaking earlier, the Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Lands Bureau Olabode Agoro, identified housing development as a critical key to achieving the Federal government's vision of pursuing social economic renewal, inclusive of job creation and overall national as well as individual development
Agoro, who urged participants to actively evaluate the challenges facing the built industry in relation to Job Creation and national development, pointing out that if housing was thoroughly planned and implemented it could reactivate both the individual and national economy.
Directors and senior officials from relevant agencies in the built industry from both federal, states as well as private sectors are participating in the meeting.
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Hon. Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN (middle) speaking with journalists shortly after inspecting the ongoing construction of the Federal Secretariat Complex, Yenagoa in Bayelsa State on Tuesday, 28th September 2021.
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Hon. Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, SAN (left) being welcomed by the former Minister of Environment, Surveyor Suleiman Hassan Zarma and President, Nigerian Institution of Surveyors, Surveyor Kayode Oluwamotemi shortly before delivering the 39th Annual Olumide Memorial Lecture organized by the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) on the theme, " Human Capital and Institution Building," at the Chida International Hotel, Utako, Abuja on Thursday 14th October 2021.