The newly inaugurated Managing Director of the Federal Housing Authority, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, today set the tone for his tenure in an introductory meeting with the Management and Staff of the Corporation at their head office in Asokoro, Abuja.
Addressing the staff after a familiarization tour of the offices and facilities at the Head Quarters of the agency, Senator Ashafa expressed his readiness to take on this new responsibility with vigor stating that “let me assure you all that myself as your Managing Director together with The Executive Director Business Development, Hon. Abdulmumin Jibrin and the Executive Director, Housing Finance Mr. Maurice Ekpeyong are here to work. All we ask of you is to get ready for us to work as a team in order to make the Federal Housing Authority work for all Nigerians.”
Soon after, Ashafa was briefed by the immediate past Acting Managing Director on the activities of the Agency after which he officially handed over to the new management team.
Speaking further, Ashafa urged the members of staff to rededicate themselves towards achieving the mandates of the Federal Housing Authority. The new MD stated that “I urge you all to rededicate yourselves to the monumental task ahead knowing fully well that President Muhamadu Buhari will be counting on us to deliver and so will millions of Nigerians across the Country. Need I say that expectations are high and so must our morale be across board.”
The Executive Director’s Business Development, as well as Housing Finance, also reiterated the message of the Managing Director to the Management and urged the staff to put in their best for the benefit of Nigerians.
The Management and staff of the Agency in return assured the incoming management of their readiness to work as a team and to help the new management succeed.