Julius Berger Nigeria limited ,Thursday handed over a modern multi-purpose art exhibition facility to boost cultural identity of the Nigerian people in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.
The donation which is part of the Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR of the company and built on 1,037square meters of land has its public conveniences built to suit the use of the physically challenged persons.
Executive Director of Julius Berger, Zubairu Bayi said the thought of developing the project was in line with the thinking of the country’s plan to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Nigeria’s independence.
According to Bahyi, the idea of developing this pavilion came in “2010 when the good people of Nigeria wee gearing to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the country which co incidentally is the 4oth anniversary of JB in Nigeria.”
He said other contributions outside the Abuja at 50 Pavillion, by Julius Berger include road markings stretching about 25km and flag decorations in various parts of town.
“Our contribution is in three items, road markings including cab paintings on road B6, B12 and circle road with a total distance of over 25km. hoisting of 2,500 flags within the federal capital environs. Last but not the least is this beautiful edifice we are here to commission
“This pavilion is a fully functional multipurpose hall with the following features: the main auditorium, exhibition halls, administrative facility staff changing and technical rooms, 3 conveniences one each for male, female and one for the physically challenged persons.” He stated.
On his part, the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Sen. Bala Mohammed said the location of the pavilion in the central part of the FCT particularly being close to the International Conference Centre ICC and the NICON Luxury hotel which is a hub of visitors to the country.