Abuja – October 24, 2023 – Viewpoint Housing News.
The Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Arc. Ahmed Musa Dangiwa has revealed that his Ministry is working with the National Population Commission (NPC) to establish the actual Housing Deficit in the Country. The Minister made this disclosure when he received the Acting Comptroller – General of the Nigerian Immigration Services, Caroline Wura-Ola Adepoju, during a visit to his office. Dangiwa disclosed that an in-house estimate shows that Nigeria needs to build 550, 000 new homes every year over the next ten years to meet the housing needs of Nigerians. He explained that the Federal Government has set to reform the Federal Housing Agencies such as Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria and Federal Housing Authority to enable them function optimally and efficiently to deliver decent, quality and affordable Housing to Nigerians in line with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s Renewed Hope Agenda, The Minister said.