By; AMOS TAUNA, Kaduna
The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) has said that to commemorate its 50th anniversary, it plans to construct 7,000 housing units.
The project named FHA Golden Jubilee Estate, is located at Mbora II District along Tudun Wada, Lugbe Federal Housing Estate, Abuja and would be executed in partnership with Nuga Best International and Regis Integrated Services Limited.
The Managing Director/Chief Executive of FHA, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, while speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony of the estate, explained that the housing units are to be delivered within 30 months.
He assured that the first 1,200 housing units would be delivered in 12 months being the first phase of the project.
He also assured of the federal government’s commitment to providing mortgages to Nigerians, saying that FHA under him was ever ready to provide housing solutions to the citizens.
The Managing Director/Chief Executive of FHA explained, “The FHA Golden Jubilee Estate will contribute approximately 7000 distinct residential units to our national housing inventory upon completion. The meticulous planning of this estate prioritises the well-being and security of its future occupants.”
Pastor Hilary Chukwuma, the chairman of Nuga Best International and Regis Integrated Services Limited, stated that the estate that sits on about 200 hectares of land, has a designed with schools, hospital, recreation centres, markets, shopping malls, filling station, and police station amongst others.