The Nigerian Institute of Constructing (NIOB) and different stakeholders within the housing business have described the Dangote Group as the primary driver of actual property improvement within the nation.
President of the Nigerian Institute of Constructing (NIOB), Professor Yohana Izam, mentioned with the large funding outlay in Africa, the Dangote Cement holds the important thing to speedy improvement being envisaged in the actual property sector.
Talking at a latest African Worldwide Housing Present in Abuja, he mentioned there was the necessity for stakeholders within the sector, in addition to the federal government to accomplice Dangote Group within the realization of housing for all scheme.
Talking, Coordinator of the AIHS Bar. Festus Adebayo informed newsmen that the housing deficit within the nation will be mitigated by way of Public Personal Partnership (PPP).
He mentioned he was optimistic that the partnership with the Dangote Group would yield a fruitful consequence.
Talking earlier, Group Head, Gross sales and Advertising and marketing, Dangote Cement Plc, Mr. Rabiu Umar mentioned Dangote was not resting on its oars, because it has already been investing massively within the improvement of infrastructure by way of the tax credit score scheme and its quite a few social programmes.
“Adopting the tax credit score mannequin, the federal government can signal agreements with prepared property builders, monetary establishments and different personal sectors thinking about making the most of the supply to construct new estates. Associated to the tax credit score system is adopting a public-private partnership on mass housing. Authorities can provoke development of recent estates by way of PPP fashions,” he mentioned.
Talking, Dangote Cement’s Nationwide Gross sales Director, Funmi Sanni, mentioned Dangote Group has invested enormously in reversing the menace of collapsed constructing within the nation by way of its high quality cement and coaching of block moulders throughout the nation.
Head, Technical Gross sales, Dangote Cement Plc, Aniki Ayodeji, mentioned the corporate is heading in the right direction to help actual sector improvement by way of its varied partnerships.