The Industrial Training Fund, ITF ultra-modern twelve storey, multi-billion building is to be completed by June this year.
When completed, the building positioned among other top-ranked agencies is expected to boost the Nigerian economy.
Speaking during the facility tour of the project, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba, Richard Adeniyi Adebayo described the project as a fantastic edifice.
Adebayo said, “Without sounding as a spokesman for the contractor, I think this job is very good. I’m very very impressed; I think the contractor is doing a good job”.
The minister while commending the Director General, Industrial Training Fund, Sir Joseph Ari for his quality style of leadership said the project has already started impacting on the economy by providing both direct and indirect jobs opportunities for some Nigerians.
He, however, promised to support ITF to ensure that President Muhammadu Buhari’s drive for the creation of one hundred million jobs in the next ten years is achieved.
The Director General, Industrial Training Fund, Sir Joseph Ari led the tour of the building complex after the FMITI 1st Quarterly Meeting of the Honourable Ministers, Permanent Secretary, Directors of Ministry and of Parastatal/Agencies.
Other dignitaries at the facility tour are the Minister of State, FMITI, Amb. Mariam Katagum, the Permanent Secretary, Dr. Nasir Sani-Gwarzo, Executive Director, NEPC, Olusegun Awolowo, Director General, SMEDAN, Dr. Dikko Radda, Some Directors and Management Staff.