The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Richard Adeniyi Adebayo has said the multi-billion naira building of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) would becompleted and occupied in June.
The ultra-modern twelve storey building, strategically located in Maitama, surrounded by the Nigeria Export Promotion Council, NEPC House, Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing system for Agricultural Lending, (NIRSAL), Corporate Affairs Commission and the Nigerian Customs Service building that is still under construction.
Speaking at the facility tour of the project, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba, Richard Adeniyi Adebayo who was overwhelmed by the size and quality of the project hailed the facility.
“Without sounding as a spokesman for the contractor, I think this job is very good, I’m very very impressed I think the contractor is doing a good job” he said.
Otunba Adebayo while commending the Director General of ITF for his quality style of leadership said the project has already started impacting on the economy by providing both direct and indirect jobs opportunities for some Nigerians.
He however, promised to support ITF to ensure President Muhammadu Buhari’s drive for the creation of one hundred million jobs in the country is achieve.
The Director General of the Fund, Sir Joseph Ari led the tour of the building complex after the FMITI 1st Quarterly Meeting of the Honourable Ministers, Permanent Secretary, Directors of Ministry and of Parastatal/Agencies.
Other dignitaries at the facility tour are the Minister of State, FMITI, Amb. Mariam Katagum, the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, Executive Director, NEPC, Olusegun Awolowo, Director General, SMEDAN, Dr. Dikko Radda, Some Directors and Management Staff among other personalities.