FG Committed To Solving Housing Deficit, Says Dangiwa


By Perpetua Onuegbu

The Federal Government is committed and passionate about solving housing deficit in the country.

The Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, made the pledge when he received Gov. Dikko Radda of Katsina State in Abuja on Tuesday.

“Since independence, Nigeria has struggled to provide decent housing for its citizens.

“Inspite of numerous plans, initiatives, projects, and institutions introduced over the past 60 years, progress has been limited.

“With rapid population growth, these unsuccessful or suboptimal efforts have led to the accumulation of a significant housing shortage,’’ the minister said.

Dangiwa said, the housing sector remains far from where it should be in terms of meeting the needs of millions of Nigerians for decent shelter while contributing as a catalyst for economic growth, job creation, and poverty eradication.

“This is the challenge that President Bola Tinubu has put on my shoulders. With the grace of…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria