Boko Haram: FCTA to hand-over renovated UN building soon

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Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Musa Bello, on Thursday, said that the administration would do everything possible to complete the remaining phase of the renovation work at the Abuja United Nation building and deliver it to the end users as soon as possible.

 

 He said already, the first phase of renovation work on the UN House has since been completed while the second phase comprising of security equipment and furnishing was being fast tracked to enable its agencies move back into the building.

 

The minister spoke when the United Nations Development Programme Resident Representative in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon paid him a working visit where he assured that the FCT Administration will strengthen its relationship with the UN Agencies and continue to support them to achieve their mandate in the country.

 

He disclosed that the FCT Administration had made efforts to complete abandoned projects in the Federal Capital City and intends to extend development to the satellite towns and area councils to reduce pressure on the city centre this year.

Speaking earlier, the UNDP Resident Representative, Mr. Edward Kallon promised to connect the FCTA with global development partners.

He said that the UNDP would also work to promote ICT development in the FCT to assist in making Abuja a smart city for youth development.

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