Nigeria: Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has lauded work being done at the Nasarawa Geographic Information System (NAGIS) project centre. The Governor said that he is impressed with both quality and the speed at which A&K Construction Limited, the firm handling the provision of the centre, worked within a short period of time.
The governor was taken round the project, sited at the gateway into Abuja, by the state commissioner for Lands, Survey and Town Planning, Sonny Agassi, who also heads the governor”s lands reform programme, which saw the initiation of NAGIS.
The governor”s Senior Special Assistant and Project Manager of NAGIS, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril Usman, and Roland Klaus, the Director of Aeroprecisa, which is handling some aspects of NAGIS, as well as Engr. Khaled Chamoun, A&K”s Project Manager, all accompanied the governor during his inspection.
Chamoun told the governor that structural work on the structure was 100 per cent complete, while the provision of landscaping within the proximity of the main building was still at completion stage.
A&K inherited the building as an old and abandoned cinema centre. The firm has so far completed work on the centre, just as stringing of wires to link the saver room and computer units, has also being completed. Furnishing will be the next stage, according to Engr. Khaled Chamoun.
The team said the quality on the project is remarkable, with high earned finishing, just as Alhaji Usman, the NAGIS project manager said that the firm is also to turn around the entire premises, to house all land-related activities including NAGIS, development control, building plan approval and environmental sanitation task force to enforce environment friendliness at the border with FCT.
The governor hailed the supervision of the project by Sonny Agassi, a Nigerian Canadian.
NAGIS, seeks to seeks to regularise and put all of Nasarawa”s land use on the computer, is a habitat initiative which ongoing implementation will sum up to the creation of a liveable city with good network of roads, water supply, drainage system, grazing routes and general development control.
Source: All Africa