Fashola Disclosed this at the Official, Handing Over of keys to Beneficiaries of the Housing Programme in Osogbo.
Housing Scheme Beneficiaries
The application received, 694 applications had been approved by the ministry, Fashola said all applications were approved without any form of discrimination.
The minister said four beneficiaries in Osun had fully paid for the houses of their choice within the estate, the estate comprises 76-units of one-bedroom, two-bedrooms and three-bedrooms, offered all these housing units to members of the public in a non-discriminatory actions.
The government ensures that those interested were not inhibited by artificial obstacles, allocations would be made on the basis of first come, first served basis., the four beneficiaries were among the first set of Nigerians to be handed over keys.
The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry proclaim the housing scheme had engaged more than 1,500 building contractors under phase I, II and III of the programme since inception in 2016.
Chief Town Planning Officer in the ministry proclaim that more than 15,000 and 55,000 direct and indirect jobs were also created respectively.
The construction of more than 6,000 housing units started in 45 sites, 2,665 units had been completed in 35 states and the FCT, Also, the Timi of Ede, commended the Federal Government for the housing scheme and solving the housing deficit in the country.
The four beneficiaries of the project, however, commended the Federal Government for the initiative.