Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Adeniyi Adebayo, has expressed delight over the size and quality of the new ultra-modern twelve storey building of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF).
The edifice, strategically located in Maitama, Abuja, 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, is to be completed and occupied between in the next sixty days.
Speaking at the facility tour of the project, the minister, who was overwhelmed by the massive size of the project, said the edifice was very fantastic.
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“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.
Adebayo while commending the Director General of ITF, Joseph Ari, 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 that President Muhammadu Buhari’s drive for the creation of one hundred million jobs in the country is achieve.
The ITF’s Director General, Joseph Ari led the tour of the building complex after the Federal Ministry of Industry Trade and Investment (FMITI) first Quarterly Meeting, which involved the two ministers, Permanent Secretary, Directors of Ministry and heads of Parastatal/Agencies.
Other dignitaries at the facility tour are the Minister of State, FMITI, Mariam Katagum, the Permanent Secretary, Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, Executive Director, NEPC, Olusegun Awolowo, Director General, SMEDAN, Dikko Radda, Some Directors and Management Staff, among other personalities.