5000 Houses Will Be Built By Buhari In Each State - Minister Of State For Power
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August 2, 2016 ( Post 1 )
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised that his administration will build 5,000 houses in every state for public workers every year over the next three years.
The assurance was made monday during the ground breaking ceremony of Nigeria's first civil servants housing estate in Apo Extension, Abuja under the Federal Integrated Staff Housing (FISH) programme.
Buhari, who was represented at the occasion by the Minister of State for Power, Work and Housing,
Alread, it is understood that integrated housing estates will be developed in Lagos, Bauchi and Cross River States under Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement.
Yesterday's launching was chaired by business mogul, Aliko Dangote, who said his company would widen the scope of FISH to enable workers have their own houses by the time they live service.
The project will be cited on a parcel of land in Chafuyi Village measuring 60 hectares and will be developed through private partnership led by ABSI Building Systems International.
The Permanent Secretary, Common Services, who is the Chairman of the project Mr. S.K.Y Adelakun, said the price limit prices for the low cost houses are N5 million, N9 million and N12 million for one bedroom, two bedrooms and three bed rooms respectively.
"All federal civil servants are eligible to apply for allocation to these houses depending on their ability to pay the equity contributions required for mortgage approval and the monthly repayment their salaries can accommodate. It is also a requirement to be a registered member of FISH Corporative Society to be eligible," Adelakun said.
The scheme was commemorated with the allocation of 10 houses each of one bedroom, two bedrooms and three bedrooms through open balloting system supervised by National Lottery Commission.
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