The Nasarawa State Government has commended the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing for its efforts in tackling the housing shortage in the country.
The deputy governor of the state, Dr. Emmanuel Akabe expressed his gratitude when he received the Director of Construction and Housing of the Ministry, Architect Solomon Labafilo who led the delegation to his office today.
Dr. Emmanuel Akabe, in addition to commending the Minister of Works and Housing for choosing Nasarawa State in the first phase of the housing project, commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the initiative to tackle the housing shortage in the country.
According to the deputy governor, Nasarawa is committed to developing the housing sector, saying the sector is one of the areas where the government is investing and therefore, in collaboration with the Federal Mortgage Bank to build more government housing in Kwandare. Lafia North Development Area.
Dr. Akabe called on the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing to ensure the completion of the second phase of Akubra housing on time, assuring the government of its readiness to provide land for such projects as he sued the federal government. The government has taken over the Lafia-Kwandare-Keffi-Abuja road which was started by the previous administration.
The leader of the delegation, Architect Solomon Labafilo, informed the Deputy Governor that they were in Lafia to inaugurate 76 completed houses of the Federal Government Housing Project in Akubra, the first in the country to be launched in 1,000 houses.
The Federal Director of Housing has affirmed the commitment of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing to ensure the equality of states in providing housing to citizens.
Source: Nasara State Government