FG begins construction of federal secretariat in Taraba


The Federal Government has commenced the construction of a Federal Secretariat in Jalingo, the Taraba State Capital.

The process took off on Friday, in Jalingo, the State capital, with the government handing over the construction site to the contractor.

The Controller Housing, Taraba Field Headquarters, Federal Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, Alhaji Rabiu Ahmad handed over the construction site to the contractor.

He said the complex would go a long way in easing office accommodation problems for federal agencies resident in the State.

“My dream of having a secretariat complex in the State is fulfilled and I say thank God,” he said.

Also speaking, the Technical Manager of the company, Engineer Usman Aliyu said that the work would commence within the week.

Aliyu, who did not make public the contract sum, said the gestation period for the work was eighteen months.

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