Federal Government Reiterates Plans to Provide Affordable Homes for Civil Servants

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to providing affordable homes for civil servants in the country.

The government said this would be made possible through the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation’s Federal Integrated Staff Housing, FISH programme.

This assurance was given by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, HoSF, Dr. Folasade Yemi Esan. She spoke during a site inspection of the ongoing construction of 116 housing units of two-bedroom semi-detached bungalows at Gwagwalada to be allocated to core civil servants, upon completion.

Yemi-Esan called on all contractors involved in making the Estate habitable to expedite action on the provision of electricity, water, and internal road network in the housing estate. According to reports, the Estate, which is fully funded by the Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board and being constructed, in partnership with some Real Estate Developers, is projected to be commissioned in June as part of activities to mark the 2024 Civil Service Week.

The Executive Secretary, Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board, Ibrahim Mairiga disclosed that two developers have already completed and handed over their buildings to the Board.

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