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Nigeria Institute of Architects Lauds Kano Governor Over Demolition of Illegal Structures

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The president of the Nigeria Institute of Architects( NIA) Architect Enyi Ben Ebo (FNIA) has applauded Kano state government for the demolition of illegal structures and sub-standard buiildings and called for the demostication of the new national building regulations code to rectify the abuses on physical development of the state.

According to Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, Chief Press Secretary to the Kano state Governor, Architect Enyi Ben made the statements Yesterday, when he led the executives of the Institute on a courtesy visit to Kano state Governor at the government house as part of activities heralding the 9th National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the institute in Kano

The president appreciated what the state government did within short time of its assumption uykand said what they saw is positive in the sense that as professionals dealing with buildings, their major concern is the compliance with the dictates of the master plan of any building.

” We doff hat to Kano state government for the giant strides in checking the abuses of physical development and implore the government to demosticate the building code which not only guides professionals in terms of standard but also specifies the process for designing and supervision of buildings.

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It also has compliance forms that ensures that building professionals play their roles and also the provision of the buildings” emphasized the president of the institute.

Responding, Kano state Governor, Engr. Abba Kabir Yusuf who was represented by the chief of staff, Alh. Shehu Wada Sagagi thanked members of the Institute for the visit that he described as timely looking at the situation on ground that needed professional guidance to carry the engagements according to the stipulated guidelines.

Alh Shehu Wada Sagagi spoke at length on the rescue missions embarked by new administration that included ; provision of food stuffs to boarding secondary schools, evacuation of hundreds of tones of refuse, restoration of streets light, demolition of illegal structures and buildings among others.

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He reiterated the commitment of the NNPP’S government of Kano of delivering policies and programs that were promised during the campaigns for the benefit of teaming populace especially youth and women and thanked the NIA for choosing to host its NEC meeting.



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