January 27, 2023

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NHP: 6,022 housing items beneath building nationwide – Fashola


The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Wednesday, disclosed {that a} complete of 6,022 housing items are beneath building nationwide beneath the Nationwide Housing Programme (NHP) scheme.

The minister, who made a presentation on the launch of the President Muhammadu Buhari Administration Scorecard 2015 -2023, which is being organized by the Federal Ministry of Data and Tradition, additionally disclosed that 2,864 out of the items had been accomplished in 35 states and within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

The scorecard is a sequence of programmes showcasing the achievements of the administration since its inception till date.

The minister additionally famous that Federal Housing Authority (FHA) has a complete of two,382 housing items beneath building from January 2022 until date. 

He stated: “Nationwide Housing Programme that was initiated by the Ministry of Works and Housing on the onset of the Muhammadu Buhari led administration had affordability and accessibility as key concerns. Underneath the Nationwide Housing Programme, the Federal Authorities is endeavor a complete of 6,022 housing items in 46 websites throughout the nation. In 35 states, together with the FCT, 2,864 housing items had been accomplished. In all, 1,245 constructing contractors had been engaged for the venture.

” Additionally, the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) has a complete of two,382 housing items beneath building from January

2022 until date. Out of this quantity, a complete of 1,462 housing items have to this point been delivered in 7 websites throughout the nation. Whereas offering these homes, and the development course of related to it, jobs within the building worth chain translating into 46,4202 variety of employments for Nigerians had been created”.

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On the 2nd Niger bridge, Fashola stated, it’s going to quickly be opened for Nigerians’use, noting that the latest flooding within the some a part of the nation, has slowed down the development of the 7kilometer street that hyperlinks the bridge and the Onitsha-Owerri interchange.

Fashola stated: “I can affirm that the second Niger bridge itself is completed. Folks can stroll by the bridge now unimpeded. What stays is the four-kilometre hyperlink street on the Asaba aspect. Proper now, our dredger is in place, we’ve got to rebuild the street by reclaiming sand, the latest surge of flood has slowed us down. On the Onitsha aspect, there’s a 7kilometer street that hyperlinks the bridge and the Onitsha-Owerri interchange.”