2,000 hectares ready for FG’s housing scheme


Lagos residents
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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru

OVER two thousand hectares of land with titled documents have been given by 24 States for the Federal Government’s Social Housing programme, while 17 have indicated interest to participate in the Solar Power programme in the ongoing Economic Sustainability Plan.

This is as an agreement has been reached with one of the major cement manufacturers in the country to sell at significantly discounted prices as low as N2, 600 per bag of cement for the social housing projects.

The agreement was reached after a meeting Vice President Yemi Osinbajo held with three major cement manufacturers in the country, Dangote Cement, Bua Cement and Lafarge Cement manufacturers.

A statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Laolu Akande stated that this was among some of the highlights from a review on the Economic Sustainability Plan implementation presided over by Prof Osinbajo at the…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper