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42nd Shelter Afrique AGM: Nigeria Emerges Chairman.

Left, outgoing AGM Chairman, Hon. Minister of National Housing & Social Amenities, Republic of Zimbabwe, Hon. Daniel Garwe presenting the flag of authority to the newly elected Chairman of  SHAF, H. E, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, CON. Nigerian Minister of Works & Housing at Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja Nigeria. Thursday. 11th, May 2023.

The Honourable Minister of Works and Housing Mr Babatunde Raji Fashola representing Nigeria, has emerged the Chairman of Shelter Afrique  (SHAF ) Annual General Meeting (AGM) Bureau at the company’s’ 42nd AGM after an election held at Transcorp Hilton Hotel in Abuja on 11th May, 2023.

Fashola expressed with humility, yet with deep sense of responsibility while responding to the acceptance of his nomination as the new Chairman of SHAF. 

He said; "the Nigerian government is transiting to another Administration in 18days time, we are embracing change but this is what SHAF needs to make progress, the change comes in different shapes, like changing board members, new ways of raising funds, having new directions, etc. He said the organization needed to introduce new strategies to restructure SHAF.

The outgoing Chairman of Shelter Afrique AGM Bureau & Zimbabwe’s Minister of National Housing and Social Amenities Hon. Daniel Garwe while making his remark said "the housing sector needs helps in wealth creation , and employment in Africa." He encouraged members to pay their subscriptions to help the company to survive in the face of Covid -19 pandemic in its aftermath while emphasizing that Africa needed Housing for its citizens.

The previous election of SHAF was held in Cameron in 2021, subsequently, Rwanda will be chairing the next meeting in 2024. Nigeria is now the  current host of the 2023 meeting while Algeria will host the AGM in 2025 .


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