As part of its commitment to providing decent housing for the people of the state, Kogi State governor, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has concluded plans to commence the execution of a 500 unit housing project in Lokoja.
The director-general, Bureau of Lands and Urban Development, Hon Nazir Yusuf Ochi (CNA) with the management staff of the Bureau in company of the state commissioners for Works and Housing and that of Finance, Budget and Economic Planning, Engr Abubakar Ohere and Hon Asiwaju Asiru Idris as well as their management teams jointly visited the proposed site for Governor Bello’s 500 housing unit after Imeme bridge in Lokoja.
The visit was to identify the site and take professional assessment into the implementation plans for the project which is expected to be kick-started in a short time from now.
Speaking at the site inspection, the commissioner for Works and Housing while being shown the layout plans of the site, pointed out the need to create good and accessible road networks that will fast track the project.
He further commended the governor for his Initiative and equally charged the representatives of the community where the land is located to give in their full support as the project is for the benefit of the Kogi State people to enhance the development of the area and address the housing deficit currently being experienced in the state.