FG promises 1m low-cost houses for poor Nigerians

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The Federal Government has said its Renewed Hope Shelter Programme will provide one million low-cost housing units for the vulnerable population within 7 years.

Mrs Chidimma Makuachukwu, the National Programme Manager, Renewed Hope Shelter for the Poor, IDP and Refugees, stated this on Tuesday at the Sixth Nigeria Affordable Housing Finance and Innovation Summit (NAHFIS Expo 2023) in Abuja.

She said the Federal Government would collaborate with state and local governments to secure the lands for the houses.

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She added that the project will be moved to all the states in Nigeria by 2024.

“We are working with the state government in conjunction with the local authorities to get land, currently we are in Benue, what we are doing is to resettle the IDPs back to their ancestral homes with the support of state and local authorities.

“The people will use the local labour and the local content so that the economic of the local authorities will be empowered.

“There is no selection process in this, it is about the vulnerable states across the Federation,” she said.

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