By Stanley Onyekwere
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad 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.
Bello gave this charge yesterday during the opening of Abuja Furniture Production (AFP) shown room, at Maitama, in Abuja on Monday.
Represented by the director, FCT Public Building, Adebowale Ademo, the Minister noted that 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.
While commending the company, he explained that FCT administration will always go for the best to make the aesthetic of Abuja a world class one.
He described the take off of the company as very impressive considering the quality of product that the firm produces.
“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 “.
“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 aesthetic 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”, he stressed.
On his part, AFP General Manager, 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.