The Senate president, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday, July 18, has reiterated his loyalty to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
In a statement issued by Bamikole Omishore, his special assistant on new media, the Senate president emphasized his belief in the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government, saying it will redeem its electoral promises made during the 2015 general elections.
Saraki said he remains loyal to APC
He disclosed this at the 10th Abuja Housing Show where top government officials and prominent stakeholders in the housing sector brainstormed on the theme: “Expanding access to affordable Housing in Africa.”
Saraki gave the assurance that the APC government was committed to the social welfare of the people.
He said: “The Senate and the National Assembly as a whole believe very strongly that we must make a difference in the housing sector.”
According to him, the Senate has commenced the review processes of several laws affecting property rights and access housing in the country, adding that the review of the National Housing Fund Act is on-going and would be completed before the end of the year.
Also speaking, the APC national organizing secretary, Senator Izunaso, said: “As at today, only 10 per cent of those who dream to own a house in the country can afford it, as against the 92 per cent house owners in Singapore.
“The central objective of the Summit, however, is to come up with feasible strategies on how to end the problem of homelessness in Nigeria.”
The summit was attended by the the representative of the speaker of House of Reps, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Turkish Ambassador to Nigeria, Hakan Çakıl, TUC president, Comrade Bobboi Kaigama, among other investors.