The Chief Executive Officer of Millennium Construction, Mr Mohammed Abdulai, the construction partner of Liberian government’s 14 Military housing project has pledged his company’s commitment to ensuring value for money for patrons of the city project.
Mr Abdulai gave the assurance when the President of Liberia, His Excellency George Manneh Weah toured the project site on Thursday, October 8, 2020 in Schefflin, Margibi County.
“Even though the project seeks to cater for the affordable housing market, there is provision for high end market; we don’t want to deprive any class of Liberians the opportunity to live in Liberia’s latest address. Our engineers are adhering to globally accepted standards of construction and making sure it reflects in every aspect of the project. Liberia used to be the hub for standards in Africa’s infrastructure development history and we are inspired by that narrative”. Mr Abdulai explained.
During the tour, the Liberian President commended Millennium Construction, the National Housing Authority (NHA) and it partners for the level of work done at the site. He further reiterated that government is succeeding in delivering modern housing projects as part of plans to make Africa’s oldest nation, Liberia prove her worth.
President Weah encouraged Liberians in and outside Liberia to purchase the houses as it is affordable and has been built with quality materials.
The 14 Military City project is a new development; on 800 acres along the Robertsfield highway. It is 5 minutes drive to Liberia’s Capital, Monrovia and 20 minutes drive from Liberia’s Robertsfield International Airport. The project is expected to be Liberia’s most prestigious address, reflecting a contemporary and vibrant city.
14 Military City, which is the biggest affordable housing project development in Liberia comprises of a Residential, Business/Commercial and Leisure Boroughs. The residential areas will comprise of 3 different segments: Affordable, Executive and Exclusive Mansons. The commercial enclave of the city is being purposely built to offer Liberia’s best shopping and business experience with a distinctive and unmatched infrastructure. The Schefflin Mall will host Restaurants, Banks, Insurances companies, Telcos, Airlines, Media, Hotels, Night Clubs and Gas Filling stations etc. The water front development which will encompass boat rides, water slides, sports facilities and modern leisure experiences will be a boost to Liberia’s tourism sector.
Millennium Construction, developers of the city project has 23 years experience in horizontal and vertical construction; the company has executed projects in Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana and Liberia. The project development approach of Millennium Construction which ensures the use of local engineers and workforce has been highly applauded by various stakeholders in Liberian economy. This has significantly impacted the job creation objective of the government and will go a long way to ensure knowledge transfer in all aspects of construction.
The partners of Millennium Construction for the 14 Military City project are Arcade, one of the finest Architecture outfits in the sub region, International investment facilitation and Advisory firm, Premium Africa Holdings and Impact AM, one of Africa’s foremost marketing agencies.