Plateau State Govt sets to build 11,880 housing units for civil servants in Jos

The Plateau State Government last Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding with six private developers for the construction of 11,880 affordable housing units for civil servants in the state within the Greater Jos Master Plan.
The commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Arc Sam Galadima signed the MoU on behalf of the government at the Conference Hall of the ministry.
While the Managing Directors and Chief Executive Officers of the firms signing for their respective companies in which nine developers were for the construction of 18,883 housing units but only six of them that signed the MoU.
Handing over the documents to the commissioner for signing, the Director for Urban Planning in the Ministry, Nanmen Gamde gave the breakdown of the housing units to be constructed by each developers and location.
Presenting the document to the contractors, Commissioner for Housing and Urban Development, Sam Galadima said it was part of governments continued support in the area of housing adding that the gesture was part of effort by the rescue administration towards developing the housing sector for all in the state.
He lauded the developers for partnering with the state government to provide affordable housing units to the people and promised to partnership any contractor that would deliver quality work.
Galadima warned that any contractor that does not live up to expectation would have his or her contract revoked stressing that the government expected quality work from each developer.
Responding on behalf of the contractors, Director and Chief Executive, First Choice Properties Limited, Austine Michael appreciated the state government for having confidence in them and assured the government of quality service.


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