Airport Fire& Safety Cooperative Commissions Multi-Million Naira Hotel In Mafoluku
…As New Exco Develops Robust Action Plan To Maintain Facility
The Airports Fire and Safety Cooperative Multiple Society has commissioned a multi-million naira hotel at Mafoluku Area of Lagos.
The hotel which has 23 rooms has modern facilities to meet the needs of both members of the cooperative and customers that will patronise the hotel.
Speaking at a brief ceremony unveil the newly built hotel and to inaugurate the new Exco, the Outgoing President, Richard Tella said that that the hotel that was unveiled today cost the cooperative less than N150 million.
He said that the hospitability business which is one of the reasons why members of the cooperative are here was embarked on by the outgoing Exco to contribute to the economy of the country and improve the welfare of members.
According to him, “This is a 23 all en suite rooms of 2 floors edifice with state –of-the art designed and facilities to serve the needs of the travelling population and the aviation industry at large.”
He continued, “In our stride to establish this investment platform, so much fund has been committed and the need for a return on our investment cannot be over emphasised immediately after the commissioning.
On membership strength, the outgoing President said that the cooperative has membership strength of 4084.
Speaking at the event, the Managing Director of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN),Capt Hamisu Yadudu said that the hospitality project is a laudable one and in line with the Federal Government drive.
He commended the cooperative for putting up a hotel to contribute to the welfare of its members and contribute to the Nigerian economy.
The managing Director, who was represented by the Director of Security Services, Umar Sadiq urged those who are yet join the cooperative to do so, as he would soon be joining the group.
On the issues of electrification of the property by connecting it to FAAN power supply line, furnishing of the apartments and security provision, he said that FAAN would look into the issues.
On his part, the incoming President Alhaji Sadiq Saheed said that the new Exco headed by hi would improve on the already existing projects and achievements of the out gone Exco.
According to him, “We have a robust action plan for the hospitality facility.”
He stated that the maintenance and features of the facility would conform to the standard in the industry, adding that it would be a departure from what is currently obtained.
Highlights of the event are the commissioning of the 23 bed room hotel, and the inauguration of the new Exco led by Alhaji Sadiq Saheed.