The Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Ahmed Dangiwa, says the ministry will champion land and institutional reforms to create enabling environment for housing delivery and job creation.
Dangiwa, who spoke alongside the Minister of State, Abdullahi Gwarzo, during an interactive session with heads of agencies and directors in the ministry on Tuesday, said they were committed to delivering President Bola Tinubu’s vision in the housing sector.
He said: “We’re facing numerous challenges, but with challenges come opportunities for growth and progress.
“With rapid population growth, the demand for housing in our nation is ever increasing and it’s our duty to rise to the occasion and meet these needs head-on.
“In line with the vision of President Bola Tinubu, I promise to take bold initiatives, champion strategic housing reforms, and break systemic barriers to housing and urban development.
“Amongst several plans and priorities, we’ll work closely with the National Assembly to review relevant laws to streamline land administration and create a conducive environment for investment in the housing sector.”
The minister promised to get accurate data on the housing deficit in the country.