FG Seeks Continuous Collaboration With Mortgage Brokers, Lenders

The Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development, Engr. Abdullahi T. Gwarzo has called for continuous collaboration between the ministry and the Institute of Mortgage Brokers and Lenders of Nigeria, (IMBLN) to ensure adherence to standard specifications in houses construction by practitioners the in built environment.

The Minister said the collaboration would create a brighter future alongside achieving overall economic growth in the country in line with the Renewed Hope Agenda of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

Gwarzo made this call when he received the governing council of the IMBLN Institute led by its President, Quantity Surveyor Hayatuddeen Awwal on a visit to his office in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

He said “As we continue to work towards our common goals of enhancing professionalism and fostering growth within the mortgage and real estate sectors, I encourage continued collaboration and dialogue between our ministry and the Institute,” noting ” Together, we can overcome challenges, seize opportunities, and create a brighter future for our nation.”

Gwarzo noted “In line with our government’s agenda to provide affordable housing and promote sustainable urban development, we acknowledge the importance of a robust regulatory framework and a skilled workforce”.

He also described the Institute’s role in setting prescribed rules and regulations that ensure adherence to best practices and ethical standards, a good measure to safeguard the interests of both consumers and professionals alike.

Gwarzo recognized the crucial role played by the Institute in setting and reviewing standards, promoting research and development, and providing consultancy services

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