State government in Nigeria signs contract for production of town base map

State government in Nigeria signs contract for production of town base map

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Awka, Nigeria, 12 September 2006: Anambra State government has signed contract for the production of base map for Awka town with the Mega-Tech Digital Systems Limited. This was disclosed on September 11 by the Permanent Secretary, Lands, Survey and Urban Planning Department, Sir Gregory Obunadike, who expressed the state government’s determination to produce a suitable base map and functional master plan for some major cities in the state.

Sir Gregory also stated that a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations Human Settlement programme (UNHSP) was also signed for the production of another master plan in Nnewi and Onitsha. He said that the base maps would be a prelude towards the realisation of the master plans.