UN set to provide 50,000 affordable housing units in Ekiti


In a bid to solve the accommodation challenges of low income earners in Nigeria, the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS), in partnership with the Ekiti State Government has concluded plans to build 50,000 low-cost housing units in the state.

The policy, which has been endorsed by Governor Kayode Fayemi, will span a decade in Ekiti with UNOPS being the sole financier of the mortgage arrangement.

A statement by the Assistant Secretary-General and Chief Executive of UNOPS Mr Vitaly Vanshelboim, on Wednesday, said the policy was part of the UNOPS Sustainable Infrastructure Impact Investments (S3I) initiative to easing difficulty in housing ownership.

He said the agreement if…

Source: Nigerian Tribune