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4 September, 2018
Honourable Minister of State II, Surv. Suleiman Hassan Zarma, mnis, (middle) From Left; Chancellor/Chairman of Council ABTU, Amb. (Mrs) Nimota Akanbi OON, From Right, Vice Chancellor ABTU Prof. Abdulrahman Ibrahim

FG Still Committed To Infrastructural Services Despite Inadequate Resources

The Federal Government has once again reiterated its commitment towards the provision of critical infrastructural services across the nation despite inadequate resources and low budgetary provision.

This was contained in a statement by the Minister of State II for Power, Works and Housing, Surv. Suleiman Hassan Zarma, mnis, when he received a delegation and Council members of Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi, in his office at the Ministry’s Headquarters today in Abuja.

Zarma stated that budget is usually inadequate in all MDAs, but noted that President Buhari, in fulfilment of his campaign promises to Nigerians is committed to the yearnings and aspiration of the people towards the nation’s development.

Earlier in his address, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Abdulrahman Ibrahim, on behalf of the delegation expressed their delight to the Minister for receiving the team at a short notice despite his tight schedule. He commended the Ministry on its achievements and success story in the housing, power and road sectors since the inception of this administration.

He thanked the Ministry for including ATBU among the nine pilot universities to benefit from the rural electrification project in Nigeria

Prof. Abdulrahman Ibrahim stated that their mission is to solicit the support of the Minister and indeed the ministry towards the provision of road network projects in the main campus and also the upgrading of its present 0.5 megawatt to 3.5 megawatt electricity to enhance proper and effective utilization. He lamented that the present budgetary provision of the university is grossly inadequate for these huge projects; hence they crave the support and intervention of the Ministry towards the realization of these projects.

The delegation was led by the Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Amb. Mrs. Nimota Akanbi,OON, Vice Chancellor Prof. Abdulrahman Ibrahim and other Council members of the University and were also present.

The Minister thanked the ATBU authority for the honour accorded him at the last convocation ceremony of the school, adding that the Ministry will not hesitate to render necessary support on the issues presented.

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23 January, 2018

FASHOLAHASSAN MAGU INSPECT EFCCS NEW OFFICE BUILDING IN ABUJA

Hon Minister of Power Works Housing Mr Babatunde FasholaSANleftandPrincipal Partner Ericon Bello Associates Arc Ibrahim Murtalarightduring the Ministers inspection of the EFCCs New Office Building at the Airport Road Jabi Abuja on Monday 22nd January 2018

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15 February, 2018

FASHOLA JACOBS MOKUOLU OTHERS AT THE 1ST STAKEHOLDERS WORKSHOP ON OFF TAKING 2000MW UNUTILIZED POWER FOR ELIGIBLE CUSTOMERS IN ABUJA

Hon Minister of Power Works Housing Mr Babatunde FasholaSANleftCommissioner Legal Licensing and Compliance Mr Dafe Akpeneyemiddle and President Manufacturers of Nigeria MAN Dr Frank Udemba Jacobsright during the 1st Stakeholders Workshop on Off Taking 2000MW Unutilized Power for Eligible Customers organized by the Ministry of Power Works and Housing at the Setraco Cedar Estate Gwarimpa II Abuja on Tuesday 13th February 2018

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