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N/Delta ministry commissions first project since inception

The project was a 40-unit two and three bedroom bungalows housing estate in Umuagwo community in Ohaji-Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State.In a statement…

The project was a 40-unit two and three bedroom bungalows housing estate in Umuagwo community in Ohaji-Egbema Local Government Area of Imo State.
In a statement from the ministry, the Minister in-charge of the Ministry,  Dr Stephen  Oru  stated that this is the first time  a  Federal  Government  project  was  completed  and  commissioned by any  minister  since  the  creation  of  the  ministry  in  2008.
He stated  that  the  ministry  commenced  a  housing  scheme  project  in  2010  with  the  construction  of  the  bungalows  in all  the  nine states  of  the  Niger  Delta  region  as  a  palliative  measure  to  address  the  challenge  of  housing  need  in  the  area caused  by  either  communal  clashes,  youth  restiveness,  military  invasion, damages  arising  from  activities  of  oil  and  gas  exploration  and  exploitation  with  the  goal  of  improving  the  quality  of  the  life  of  the  people  and  increasing  the  housing  stock.
Oru  disclosed  that  the  40 units  housing  estate  at  Umuagwuo  is  part  of  a  total  of  250 units  being  built   in  the  nine  states  of  the  region for  the benefit  of  the  people adding that  the project  was  at  various  stages  of  completion  in  the  states  in  the  region.