Notwithstanding his travails, Senate President Abubakar Bukola Saraki, on Monday said he remains loyal to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).
Saraki who spoke in Abuja on Monday also declared that he had and still has unshakable belief that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s government would redeem its electoral promises made before the 2015 general elections.
The occasion was 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.”
In a statement issued by Special Assistant to the Senate President on New Media, Bamikole Omishore, the Senate President assured that the APC government is unwaveringly committed to the social welfare of the people while re-affirming his unalloyed loyalty to the party.
Saraki said, “The Senate and the National Assembly as a whole believe very strongly that we must make a difference in the housing sector.”
It said that Saraki who reacted to observations that the existing housing laws needed amendment charged the organizers of the Summit to take a further step by forwarding a document of laws requiring amendments to the National Assembly.
He noted that the Senate has commenced the review processes of several laws affecting property rights and access to housing in the country.
According to the Senate President, the review of the National Housing Fund Act is on-going and would be completed before the end of the year.
Other personalities at the Summit include 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.