The Osun State Government says it is collaborating with the African Nations Development Program, ‘ANDP’ to build a total of 5,000 housing units of two bedroom bungalow across the state.
Receiving the representatives of the ANDP who paid him a working visit in Osogbo, the state governor, Mr Rauf Aregbesola said the housing units would be delivered in Ede, Iwo, Ikirun, Ilesa and Ila-Orangun.
Represented by the Commissioner for Lands and Physical Planning, Architect Akintunde Akinajo, Mr Aregbesola disclosed that about 400 hectares of land have been provided for the housing project and other infrastructures in the five selected cities in the state.
The governor pointed out that series of meetings have been held with traditional rulers and other relevant stakeholders in the five selected communities in a bid to make the project all inclusive and a success.
While appreciating the ANDP for choosing Osun for the development project, Mr Aregbesola assured them of total support in every area requested during the implementation of the project.
The Nigeria’s Director of the ANDP who led the team to the state, Mr. Eze Ifeanyichukwu said the 5,000 housing units of 2 bedroom bungalow would also include hospitals, primary and secondary schools, police stations, market and other facilities for the less privileged.