By Stanley Onyekwere
Permanent Secretary, Federal Capital Territory Administration(FCTA), Olusade Adesola has called on investors to take advantage of the strategic location, well-structured transportation networks, access to Africa’s largest consumer market and avalanche incentives offers by the Abuja Technology Village, to invest more into the Agency.
The Permanent Secretary who inspected the Project site located at Lugbe, Abuja recently, disclosed that the primary infrastructure construction works had already reached advanced stage.
According to him, the Agency which is strategically located adjacent the Nelson MandelaInstitution’s African University of Science and Technology and close to other Science and Technology Institutions, present a unique opportunity to collectively create a huge economic cluster connecting the Abuja City Centre and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.
The Permanent Secretary, who further remarked that the FCT Administration conceived the Agency in a bid to diversify the economy,create sizeable employment opportunities for our youths, assured investors of the Administration’s commitment to ensure that the Project takes off soon, adding that the Project will form one of the landmark achievements of the present FCT Administration.
The Managing Director of the Abuja Technology Village, Hajiya Hauwa Yabani, who conducted the Permanent Secretary and other senior management staff of the FCT Administration round the Project site, listed ICT, Agriculture, Energy, Minerals Technology, among others as areas of business opportunities available in the Abuja Technology Village for investors to take advantage of.