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Apply for your residents, FG tells states

Apply for your residents, FG tells states
The Federal Government on Sunday said state governments could apply on behalf of their residents for the houses that are up for subscription under the National Housing Programme in 34 states.

1st August 2022 Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola 1st August 2022 The Federal Government on Sunday said state governments could apply on behalf of their residents for the houses that are up for subscription under the National Housing Programme in 34 states.The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, explained that state governments could apply to fund the acquisition of parts of the National Housing Programmes constructed in their states should they desire to do so.He stated that after the acquisition, the state governments could then allocate to interested residents and indigenes.Fashola was quoted in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by his media aide, Hakeem Bello, as saying, “Let me use this platform to inform the meeting that state governments can apply on behalf of their residents or indigenes to fund the acquisition of parts of the National Housing Programmes constructed in the states should they be so desirous.

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