The federal government has unveiled its plan to build thousands of two-bedroom flats in eleven states.
This was disclosed by the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, at the ongoing 60th Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association.
Osinbajo revealed that the federal government is on a mission to grow the economy, bridge the housing gap and support various sectors and stakeholders whose wellb-eing have been hampered by the novel COVID-19.
To this end, the Vice-President said plan is underway to support private school teachers and artisans financially and build thousands of two-bedroom apartments for Nigerians at the cost of N2m each.
“Through the Economic Sustainability Plan, the Federal Government’s focus is to save jobs and create new ones. Similarly, there is a survival fund and payroll support for artisans, private school teachers and small businesses.
“We are currently compiling the data, the criteria are already set. There are plans also for other sectors, including the hospitality and aviation sectors,” he said, adding “these houses are to be built by young engineers, architects and artisans. We hope to build thousands of two-bedroom apartments for about N2 million each,” he said.