CSBS News Desk
The need to address the housing challenge faced by the continent will be the focal point in Abuja next week, as leaders in the continent converge to chart a way forward to address this menace.
Besides, it will also afford the continent the opportunity to take a concerted position ahead of the United Nations (UN) Habitat III conference scheduled for Quito, Ecuador in October.
The meeting will be hosted by the Power, Works and Housing minister Mr. Babatunde Fashola, from Monday, February 21 to Friday, February 26 at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari will lead deliberations that will chart a sustainable path for Africa’s urban future, as Ministers for Housing and Urban Development on the continent gather in the Federal Capital Territory, for the Africa Regional Preparatory Conference, ahead of the forthcoming United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III).