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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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PHOTO NEWS
26 October, 2018

FASHOLA AMAECHI LAI MOHAMMED AJIMOBI AT THE SPECIAL TOWN HALL MEETING ON INFRASTRUCTURE IN IBADAN OYO STATE

Hon Minister of Power Works Housing Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN2nd right along with his colleagues Minister of Information Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed2nd left Minister of Transportation Dr Rotimi Amaechiright Minister of Water Resources Engr Hussein Adamu left and Governor of Oyo State Senator Abiola Ajimobimiddle in a group photograph shortly after the Special Town Hall Meeting on Infrastructureat the Emeritus Professor Theophilus Ogunlesi Hall opposite UCH main gateQueen Elizabeth road Ibadan Oyo State on Thursday 25th October 2018

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PHOTO NEWS
11 October, 2017

FASHOLA HASSAN OTHERS AT THE 20TH MONTHLY MEETING OF POWER SECTOR OPERATORS IN OWERRI

Hon Minister of Power Works Housing Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN left and Permanent Secretary Power Engr Louis Edozien right during the 20th Monthly Meeting with Sectoral Participants in the Power Sector hosted by Enugu Electricity Distribution CompanyEEDC at the ZO5 Injection Substation along Owerri Onitsha Road Owerri Imo State on Monday 9th October 2017

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