Delta state government has entered into partnership with several key players in the housing industry to provide over 11, 500 housing units to Deltans.
Housing commissioner, Arch. Joseph Ajiri Ogeh who disclosed this during a media briefing in Asaba, listed the major players to include LARFARGE (Green house) which is to provide ten thousand housing unit.
Others include Shelter Afrique and the Nigerian Sovereign Wealth Fund for 1,000 and 650 housing units, respectively, the commissioner said.
Other achievements of his ministry, he said, include the execution/ renovation and completion of 154 3-bedroom and four bungalows at N2.9billion, renovation of government quarters for N500million, Head of Service Complex for N577million, and office building for DSIEC for N244.3 million.
Others are remodelling/rehabilitation of governor’s lodge Abuja for N244.2milliom, development of new central secretariat complex Asaba for N13.6b.
Ogeh the construction of new secretariat complex was awarded to North China Nigeria Limited and is expected to be completed in the next two years.
When completed, the complex will house 28 agencies (MDAs). The commissioner said this will help the state government to drastically reduce rent paid for offices.