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FG housing project 80% completed in Edo

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The Federal Government’s National Housing Programme (NHP) at Idogba community in Edo State has attained about 80 percent completion, the South-South, Zonal Director of the NHP, Daminabo Oko-Jaja, has said.

He disclosed this in Benin during an inspection tour on the housing project at Idogba Uhunmwode Local Government Area of the state.

He said the 68 housing units under construction are made up of eight blocks of three bedrooms;14 blocks of two bedrooms; a condominium block of 24 flats of one bedroom; 16 two bedrooms and; 14 three bedroom flats.

According to him, all the materials used in the construction of the housing project were sourced locally, adding that between 3,000 and 4,000 artisans within the state were engaged in the construction of the  project.

He said when completed it would reduce the housing deficit not only in the state but the county in general.

Oko-Jaja lamented that illegal encroachment on land was a major challenge in the delivery of housing project.

He noted that housing projects are currently going on in 34 states of the country, with the exemption of Lagos and Rivers states because of land problem. Daily Trust

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