By Emmanuella Nwogu
A Leading real estate firm in Nigeria ‘Domak Shelter Ltd.’ is partnering with the Directorate of Road Services, Vehicle Inspection Office (VIO) to offer 1,000 Housing units to its Staff.
Splash News gathered that, a few days ago Domak Shelter Limited launched the Face of Domak Project- a marketing competition platform through which all Domak products are to be sold and the best marketer would be rewarded handsomely.
Interestingly, the Face of Domak project started with 25,000 easy House ownership scheme and the marketers have already step up their games.
The Chief Executive Officer, Domak Shelter Limited ‘Amb. Kingsley Azonobi’ signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) today, 4th August, 2020 at the VIO Headquarters, Mabushi with the Management team of the VIO Home & Welfare Staff Cooperative Society Ltd. to build 1,000 Housing Units for the staff of VIO.
The agreement was signed in the presence of the 9 members of the Face of Domak Board of Trustees, Management team of the VIO Home &Welfare Staff Cooperative Society Ltd. as well as members of the forth estate of the realm
The head of consultancy unit of the cooperative society Bar. Felix Nnadi commended the leadership of Domak Shelter Ltd. for the innovative project and expressed his excitement about the signing of the MoU.
In his statement, He said the initiative came along with liberal terms which will mark a legacy in the life of the VIO officials. According to him, “the approval for the signing of this MoU was obtained from the Head of National body of the Organization ‘Engr. Sir Paul Bebe’ as well as the excos of the Cooperative Society Nationwide”.
Speaking at the August event, Usman Yahaya, Director of Administrations VIO made reference on a similar project with the former Minister of Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) who is now the Governor of Kaduna State ‘Gov. Nasir El- rufai’ and how benefiting the project was to the civil servants at that time.
However, he urges Domak Shelter Ltd to make the Housing Scheme an affordable venture for the civil servants.
“The issue of Housing is very important in any civil servant life. When you come to look at it critically, after you must have served for 35-36 years then you retire and the pension is not forth coming. (Even the Housing, where to put your head is no longer there). Therefore, this forms a very important aspect of any civil servant’s life.” He added.
This further stated that the initiative his will go along way to help the staff of VIO plan their retirement life.
Mr. Mberi Yaro, the Vice chairman of the Directorate, urged all VIO officers to make good use of the opportunity. He therefore advised the both parties involved in the MoU to ensure commitment to the project.
Responding, Amb. Kingsley Azonobi expressed his gratitude and commended the VIO management team for the partnership deed. In his statement, he assured them his commitment towards delivering affordable 1,000 housing units to their staff as well as real time monitoring technology ‘Project Watch’ which will enable all subscribers get the actual coordinates to their land.
The legal adviser, VIO ‘Bar. Udah’ a 33 years legal practitioner commended the efforts put together in the preparation of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). He therefore advised the both parties to honor the terms and conditions of the MoU.