- Many people in Delta state are set to benefit from the federal government's 2000 housing units
- The FG has partnered with some key experts to make the housing units a success
- About 100 hectares of land has already been acquired for the project
In what will come as good news to the people of Delta state, the federal government has partnered with some experts through the ministry of Works and Housing, to build about 2000 housing units.
According to a statement made available to Legit.ng, minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola, was instrumental in making this a reality.
With this, the experts will build the housing units in Ugbolu in Asaba, the Delta state capital.
The experts partnered by the FG for the housing project include Pinnacle Step Construction and Properties Limited and MI Okoro and Associates.
To make the housing project come to reality, the federal government also acquired about 100 hectares of land for it, tarred the road, provided electricity poles with all the electric wires connected and other infrastructural developments.
Recall Legit.ng had also reported that the FG concluded plans to fund the construction of 2500 housing unit worth N15 billion in Bauchi state.
The state governor, Bala Mohammed, said that the housing unit would be constructed with a modern school, hospital, mosque and church as well as other basic facilities.
According to him, his administration will key into the project as part of efforts to address the housing deficit in the state.
In another development, an estimate of N500 billion will be needed for the next three years to develop the road network in Nigeria, according to Fashola.
Fashola said most road construction in Nigeria would have been completed if past administrations had shown a commitment to developing road infrastructure like President Muhammadu Buhari.
He said the current administration had resolved to complete many of the uncompleted road projects it inherited from other administrations.
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