FG constructing 1,250 housing units in four northern states – Minister

The Federal Government has commenced groundbreaking for the construction of 1,250 housing units across four states in Northern Nigeria.

The Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Ahmed Dangiwa, said this at the groundbreaking ceremony of 250 housing units under the Renewed Hope Estate of President Bola Tinubu, on Wednesday in Katsina.

“In total, we are breaking ground for 1,250 housing units across four states in Northern Nigeria,” the minister said.

“After here, we will be in Kano to do the same groundbreaking for 500 housing units, 250 units in Yobe, and another 250 units in Gombe,” he said.

Dangiwa said that Renewed Hope Estate in Katsina comprised 50 units of 1-bedroom semi-detached bungalows, 150 units of 2-bedroom semi-detached bungalows, and 50 units of 3-bedroom semi-detached bungalows.

“We have designed these housing units in a way that makes it easy and affordable for people to take off.

“We have used organic designs to allow for future expansion as the income of beneficiaries increases.

“What this means is that the 1-bedroom can be expanded to 2 bedrooms and a 2-bedroom expandable to 3 bedrooms as the owner’s financial situation improves or he grows in service,” he added.

The minister said the government had already awarded contracts for 3,500 housing units in thirteen states.

According to the minister, this has demonstrated the government’s commitment to rolling out these developments nationwide.

The article was originally published on Politics Nigeria.

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