President Goodluck Jonathan has called for greater cooperation among the three tiers of government in the country if they must effectively serve the people.
The wake up call came in a message he sent through the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator Anyim Pius Anyim during the turning of the surd for the construction of the Federal Secretariat complex in Awka, yesterday.
Senator Anyim commended the Government of Anambra State for maintaining excellent relationship with the federal government.
The new secretariat complex is to be located opposite the Anambra State Secretariat complex. It is one of the six new Federal Secretariats approved by the Federal Government nationwide, with one per geopolitical zone.
The Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Miss Amah Pepple, said the project, which was awarded to an indigenous company, Cosco Investments Nig Ltd, would take 36 months to complete.
She said the ministry will work with other relevant agencies to ensure that the project was completed on schedule.
Governor Peter Obi of Anambra State pledged to support in the construction and supervision of the project to ensure speedy and quality job. He also promised to build the link road to the complex
The chairman of the contracting firm, Chief Cosmas Agagbo assured of a quality job and timely delivery of the project, according to the terms. He disclosed that the complex which would cost above Two billion naira, would have modern appurtenances, would also have about 402 offices/rooms-14,600 square metres of office space, banking halls, 4 conference halls, 140 toilets and a parking lot for at least 200 cars.