In its quest to have a befitting National Secretariat to carry out its operations, the Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN), is set to hold a fundraising and launching, for the building project.
The fundraising and launching, codenamed REDAN House, will take place on 11 December 2018 at Sandralia Hotel, Solomon Lar Way, Jabi – Abuja.
Speaking on the launching and fundraising event, President of the Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria, (REDAN), Reverend Ugochukwu Chime, said
“On the 11th of December 2018, by 11am at Sandralia Hotel Abuja, we will be having a REDAN House launching, where we will invite REDAN members, developers and partners for us to sit down together, see how far we have come and see the necessity for us to be able to have a house for ourselves, a house whereby we can have a library, where you can go to for information and data, we are looking forward to raising over 300 Million Naira to have the total package of the house and the infrastructure we need”. The REDAN helmsman said.
The Association is collaborating with its members, other developers, critical stakeholders and development partners in the housing and construction industry to achieve the goals of the project. The historic endeavour between REDAN and the critical stakeholders aims to build and deliver a decent, prestigious and quality office space for the Association before February 2021.
Rev Chime, added that he will ensure the building is ready before the end of his tenure, and will also honour donors who are making this project a reality, he said,
‘’I intend to have this house completed so that my successor to the office of REDAN president will not have to use a rented apartment as we are doing now. “We have also made provision for us to have a memorable plaque in front of the building for donors, and the six highest donors will have halls named after them, so that generations to come will know that these great men at a time when there was a clarion call for those who will rise and do the needful and build a house for REDAN, these ones responded.”
The launching of the REDAN House Building Project will take place under the Distinguished Chairmanship of Mallam Ibrahim Aliyu, Chairman of Urban Shelter Limited while the Special Guest of Honour will be Surveyor Suleman Hassan, the Honourable Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing.
The Guests of Honour for the event include Architect Ahmed Musa Dangiwa, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Mr. Femi Adewole, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Family Homes Fund and Mr. Kehinde Ogundimu, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company (NMRC).
The Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) is the principal agency and umbrella body of the organized private sector (public and private) responsible for housing development in Nigeria, having been conferred with official recognition by the Federal Government of Nigeria since November 2002.Membership of REDAN is open to: Limited Liability Companies, Registered (Co-operative) Societies, partnership, and parastatals of State or Federal Governments who engage in real estate development.
Source:Affa Dickson Acho