To ensure effective and efficient running of its affairs nationwide, the Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) yesterday inaugurated its 17-man new Executive Committee.
The New Exco members includes; Ugochukwu Chime, Alhaji Aliyu Orji Wamakko, Princess chinwe Nnabuife among others generally agreed by members to lead the association for another tenure.
Speaking during the event, which is REDAN 2018 Annual General Meeting in Abuja, yesterday, the President of REDAN , Rev Ugochukwu Chime said “ The Real Estate Development Association of Nigeria (REDAN) is an umbrella body of Organized Real Estate Sector ( Public & private) recognized by the Federal Government of Nigeria since 2002 adding that the association is also saddled with the responsibility of facilitating the delivery of affordable Mass houses for Nigerians”.
Earlier in his speech, REDAN appeal to Nigerians particularly his teaming members to rise above board in order to support real estate development in the country adding that, such is a sure way of revamping the economy.
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He spoke extensively on REDAN Bill which he revealed is presently before the National Assembly. Tagged “Real Estate Regulation and Development Bill 2017”.
REDAN boss while emphasizing the importance of the bill when passed into law said “it will make for a comprehensive legal framework that will ease the process of land acquisition, planning, development, sale and transfer of real estate against the backdrop of the land use act, land holding practice as well as conflicting regulations presently guiding the process”.
In his acceptance speech, REDAN president pledged to operate an open door policy that will enable him and other members to fast track housing development in Nigeria.
He also commended, his members across board for the confidence repose on the new executive to lead them for another tenure stressing that they will serve with commitment and energy.
Speaking on the urgent need for more developers in the country, the new president said over 3000 developers are in want nationwide reiterating an urgent need of advocacy to all the 774 local government areas in a very short period.
LIST OF NEW EXECUTIVES OF REDAN
S/N POST NOMINEE
1 President Ugochukwu O. Chime
2 1st Deputy President Aliyu O. Wammako
3 2nd Deputy President Barr. Akintoye Adeoye
4 Vice President South East Arx. Munachiso O.
5 Vice President North Central Anthony Aboki Okwa
6 Vice President North East Hussain Abubakar
7 Vice President North West Dahiru Maishanu
8 Vice President South South Engr. Bunmi Johnson
9 Vice President South West Taiwo Ogunbodede
10 Treasurer Bala Ahmed
11 Financial Secretary Haj. Binta Ibrahim
12 Publicity Secretary Festus Adebayo
13 Organizing Secretary Lami Onayi Ahmed
14 Legal Adviser Sallima Makama
15 Ex-Officio 1 Victor C. Onukugwa
16 Ex-Officio 2 Suleiman Abubakar
17 National Auditor 1 Godwin Ajah
18 National Auditor 2 Anthony E. Ibanga