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Plateau Govt Signed MoU On 5,000 Housing Units

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By Daniel Agada, Jos

Plateau State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Mass Production of 5,000 Housing Units in the State with two developers, First Property Resources International and International Quest (IQ).

The State Commissioner for Housing, Hon. Brian Bintim Dadi said the MoU is inline with the administration of Governor Simon Lalong’s desire to give Plateau citizens affordable accommodation in the State.

He said the MoU is for a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arraignment for a low-cost housing scheme inline with the APC campaign promises to the good people of Plateau State.

Dadi stated this on Friday during the signing of the MoU held at his office in the Ministry of Housing in Jos the Plateau State capital.

He explained that the Housing Units will consist of two bedrooms as well as three bedrooms flats to be executed at various locations withing the Jos-Bukuru Master plan.

Chairman of the Housing Units Committee, Arch. Solomon Jangkamwa said adequate supervision is going to be carried out to ensure that the prototype presented by the Developers are exactly implemented.

He added, the MoU for a ppp for the mass production of 5000 housing units in the state.

“We have signed several MoUs for such initiatives over the years but has always not become a reality and we hope this will be achieved.

“The MoU has condition, if the Developers did not mobilize to site as expected, then the MoU stand null and void. It is the desired of Government to have low-cost housing for citizens of the State.”

The Chairman added, ” The cost of the house is going to be on the off-takers, the Developers said a two rooms bedroom flat will go for N6 million while a three bedroom flats will be N7 million naira.

The Director International Quest (IQ) Engr. Victor Deekae and the Director,First Property Tim Lawi both assured of their commitment to delivered the Housing Units before the exit of the current administration.

They promised not to disappoint the administration by ensuring that a good portion of the 5000 housing units are delivered before the end of the Lalong administration.

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