FG set to build 300,000 affordable houses for Nigerians


Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, says the Federal Government’s plan to build 300,000 affordable houses for Nigerians will start this week.

The houses will be built under the Social Housing element of the government’s Economic Sustainability Plan.

In a statement titled “About 20 states indicate interest in ESP plan to build 300,000 houses for Nigerians at about N2million each, Akande said about 20 state governments have indicated interest in joining the housing plan.

Akande said the state governments and the Federal Capital Territory that have expressed interest and support in the programme have offered free land for the constructions of the houses.

He added that the scheme will provide houses at low prices between N1.8million and N2million.

The presidential aide listed the states that have shown interest to include Osun, Ogun, Enugu, Delta, Bauchi, Kebbi, Nasarawa, Plateau, and the FCT.