• The Management of the Federal Housing Authority, led by the Managing Director, Senator Gbenga Ashafa and the Executive Director (Business Development) Honourable Abdulmumin Jibrin paid a courtesy visit to His Excellency Governor Seyi Makinde on Tuesday 8th September, 2018.

    The visit came after an inspection tour of the site for a proposed 868 housing units located at the Federal Housing Authority’s Ajoda-Ibadan Housing Project, under the Social Housing Program, for low and medium-income earners. This visit is part of the Management’s inspection of the Authority’s assets across the Country.

    The Management of Federal Housing Authority also seized the opportunity to seek the partnership and support of the Oyo State Government in the area of provision of infrastructure, in order to open up the area to more development opportunities for Public Housing.

    The proposed project is in line with President Muhamadu Buhari’s vision for bridging the housing gap across the country as well as provision creation of jobs through the massive construction exercises.

    Senator Ashafa while speaking with the press after the meeting stated that, “we have come not only to pay a courtesy call on His Excellency as part of our inspection of our Estates in the South West, but also to seek the support and partnership of the Oyo State Government ably led by His Excellency, Governor Seyi Makinde. The potentials for the housing project situated at Ajoda in Ibadan are immense as it would not only lead to the construction of housing units but the provision of Jobs for thousands of hard working Nigerians. This is the goal and mandate given to us by President Muhamadu Buhari, to provide income friendly housing options and create jobs for thousands of young Nigerians through the process. We therefore seek the partnership of the State Government in the area of providing road infrastructure to access this new site as well as other necessary amenities. This would make this area more attractive for property development and public housing.”

    The inspection tour of the Authority is expected to touch other states in the South West including Lagos State where the agency will also be seeking the support and partnership of the various state Governments.