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15 February, 2019
National Housing Project Kogi

FG Rolls Out 76 Housing Units In Kogi State

The Federal Government of Nigeria, through the National Housing Programme, has delivered on its promise to provide housing for its teeming population, 76 Housing Units of Three, Two and One Bedroom Flats in Lokoja, Kogi State.

Engr. Valentine Nwaimo, Zonal Director, National Housing Programme (NHP) North Central zone, Federal Ministry of Power Works and Housing, made this
known when the Ministry embarked on a Media Tour of all the Housing units within the Programme in the North central zone to ascertain the level of progress of work.

Engr. Nwaimo said 76 units have been fully completed within the estate, its road infrastructure was at a 100% completion, Electricity 93% while Water supply was at 53% Nevertheless, the whole building works would be delivered by March, 2019. This was part of Governments’ efforts at ameliorating housing deficits experienced within the country, he said.

On how to access the buildings, Engr. Nwaimo said the Ministry will make public modalities for purchase as soon as it was finalized. While the 2nd Phase of the project would kick off as soon as necessary paper works have gone through Due Process and land allocations have been concluded, he added.

Speaking with Pressmen, Arc. Hajara Enesi Team Leader/ Controller of NHP, Kogi State described the opportunities made available to the indigenes in the area of artisanry, food and water vending, supply of building materials etc.

Arc Enesi  stated that over 5000  Nigerians were engaged for skilled and unskilled labour while the project lasted. She said the ripple effect has brought development to the whole area which was known for nefarious activities before now and in turn advanced the economy as a whole.

Arc. Enesi added that all materials used on the project were locally sourced within the state in line with the Presidential Executive Order 5 meant to improve local content and free up job opportunities for Nigerians.

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9 May, 2018

FASHOLA INSPECTS THE REHABILITATION OF HADEJIA NGURU ROAD PHASE II KIRIKASAMA NGURU IN JIGAWA STATE

Hon Minister of Power Works Housing Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN2nd right interacting with a Site Worker with Messrs Mothercat Nigeria LimitedMr Christopher Bulus right With them are Director Highways Construction and Rehabilitation Engr Yemi Oguntominiyi2nd leftManaging Director Mothercat Mr Jack ElNajjar left Director Press in the Ministry Mr Theo Ogeziachi middle and others during the Hon Ministers inspection of the Rehabilitation of Hadejia Nguru Road Phase II Kirikasama Nguru in Jigawa State on Wednesday 9thth May 2018

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9 July, 2018

FASHOLA AT THE ASSOCIATION FOR CONSULTING ENGINEERING IN NIGERIA ACEN 2018 EXTRA ORDINARY GENERAL MEETING IN ABUJA

Hon Minister of Power Works Housing and Guest Speaker Mr Babatunde FasholaSANrightand President Association for Consulting Engineering in Nigeria Engr Charles Yele Akindayomi left during the 2018 Extra Ordinary General Meeting with the theme The Role of Engineering Consultants in the Implementation of the Presidential Executive Order 5 organized by theAssociation for Consulting Engineering in Nigeriaat the NAF Conference Centre SuitesAbuja on Thursday 5th July 2018

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