By Hammed Shittu in Ilorin
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, weekend disclosed that low income earners in the state would benefit from the 5,000 two-bedroom bungalow housing units to be constructed across the state free of charge.
The housing project is an initiative of the African Nations Development Programme (ANDP) in partnership with the Kwara State government and designed to provide affordable mass housing for citizens and residents of the state.
Ahmed, who made the disclosure at the ground breaking ceremony of new cities in remote places for the less privileged at Ajase-Ipo in Irepodun Local Government area of the state, said it is done in the spirit of shared prosperity.
According to him, “The new cities in remote places programme entails the provision of 5,000 new homes with other infrastructure and amenities like road network with drainages, water, electricity, ultra-modern hospital, schools and skill acquisition centre. Seven locations were selected which include Ajase-Ipo, Ilorin, Osi, Lafiagi, Share, Ilesha-Baruba and Offa.”