Ex CBN DG calls for Industry Standard to address building collapse

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Ex CBN DG calls for Industry Standard to address building collapse

By Franca Ofili/Perpertua Onuegbu

Mr Obadiah Mailafia, former Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Nigeria has called for the adoption of an Industry Standard to address the incidences of building collapse in the country.

Mailafia stated this in Abuja during the 13th Abuja International Housing Show award with the theme ”Driving Sustainable Housing Finance Models in the midst of Global Uncertainty”.

The four days housing show started from July 23 to July 26.

He said that the country had made lot of progress in the building sector but needed to do more in order to prevent cases of building collapse.

Mailafia said that industry standards are a set of criteria within an industry relating to the standard functioning and carrying out of operations in their respective fields of production.

He said it was high time the country commence the building of a Nigerian ideal home that reflects its culture and…



Source: News Agency of Nigeria