Nigeria to Commence Nationwide Construction of Housing Units

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The Ministry said the groundbreaking event is scheduled to begin on May 22 in Katsina State and conclude on May 25 in Gombe State.

The Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Ahmed Dangiwa in a statement on Sunday said the completion of the contracting process and the mobilisation of reputable developers marked the commencement of the significant development.

This exercise follows the programme’s official launch by His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, with a 3,112-housing unit project in Karsana, Abuja, in February 2024.

A statement signed by the Minister’s Special Assistant on Media, Mark Chieshe, emphasised the commitment of the current administration to turn the country into a huge construction site and unlocking the potential of the housing sector to create jobs, catalyse economic growth and contribute to the economy.

The statement read in part, “The minister will officially flag off construction activities at the project sites as follows: 250 housing units at Renewed Hope Estate in Katsina on Wednesday, May 22, 2024, 500 housing units at Renewed Hope City in Kano on Thursday, May 23, 2024, 250 housing units at Renewed Hope Estate in Yobe on Friday, May 24, 2024, 250 housing units at Renewed Hope Estate in Gombe on Saturday, May 25, 2024

“We are committed to our promise to His Excellency, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, to turn the country into a huge construction site and unlock the potential of the housing sector to create jobs, catalyse economic growth, and contribute to the $1 trillion economy while boosting national development. The 1,250 units that we are breaking ground for in Katsina, Kano, Yobe, and Gombe are only a start. After this, we shall be proceeding to other parts of the country.,” Mr. Dangiwa said.

 

 

 

 

Punch/Hauwa Abu

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