Towards ensuring due processes in the Building sector, Ogun State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development (MPP&UD), has underscored the need for stakeholders to complement government’s interventions, aimed at enforcing necessary building regulations and standard in the sector.
The Commissioner in the Ministry, Tpl Olatunji Odunlami stated this while receiving members of Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), Ogun State Chapter, in his office at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, saying there was need to engage professionals in the building process, to achieve quality service delivery.
Tpl Odunlami pointed out that the State, as an emerging investment destination in the sub-Saharan Africa, was bracing up for the expected influx of people and investors, stressing the need for stakeholders to collaborate with government in order to further realise its ’Builing Our Future Together’ mantra.
While pointing out that the State has about 16,980 square Km of developable land space, Tpl. Odunlami, said it was necessary to unbundle and create new Agencies, to ensure core competence among professionals in the sector.
Earlier in his address, State Chairman, Nigerian Institute of Building, Bldr. Yinka Olatunji, assured of the Institute’s readiness to partner the State Government at ensuring success in its development plan, noting that members had undergone training on Building Production Management, Construction Methodology, Quality Management Plan, Construction Programmes and others, for further development.