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FHA Mass Housing: FG to Commission Project Soon

The ongoing Federal Housing Authority, FHA Mass Housing Project was recently inspected by the Minister of State, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Mu’azu Jaji Sambo, to ascertain the level of completion of the estate, in readiness for the commissioning.

The Minister, yesterday, paid a progress visit to FHA Mass Housing Estate site in Zuba, Abuja Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

This was contained in a press release statement signed by Kenneth Chigelu, the Public Affairs Officer.

The Minister was taken round the estate by the Managing Director and Chief Executive of Federal Housing Authority, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, in the company of the Authority’s Executive Director Project Implementation, Engr. Sam Chinonso Omoke and other staff.

He inspected the nine remaining blocks of flats that are at various stages of completion.

About FHA Mass Housing in Zuba

The breakdown of the blocks awaiting completion shows 1 Block of 2 Bedroom Flat at plastering and fixing of windows stage, 7 Blocks  of 1 Bedroom, at fixing of doors, tilling and external works stage.

During the inspection, minister however observed he need for adjustments in the external finishing in some blocks.

He also observed that the trees planted in the estate are still at the nursery stages. He therefore advised that henceforth, efforts should be made to plant trees at sites as soon as construction is started, so that the trees could grow as the project progresses.

The Honourable Minister called on Management to come up with the exact quantity of work remaining to be put in the estate, which will determine the actual time for the final completion of the project.

The Zuba Mass Housing Estate is a Pilot project of Federal Housing Authority to be replicated across the nation.

The project sits on 18 hectares of land, housing 764 units of various house types. The breakdown shows a total of 16 blocks of 3 Bedroom Flats in a block of 8 flats, 32 blocks of 2 Bedroom Flats in a block of 8 Flats, 14 blocks of 1 Bedroom Flats in a block of 16 Flats and 5 Blocks of Terrace duplexes in 4 rows.

The estate is already serviced with 100% completed standard infrastructure such as Roads and Drains, External Water Distribution Network, Electricity External Reticulation, Perimeter Fence Work, 3Nos Water Stations, Injector Transformers, Civil Works and Servicing of blocks with underground cables.

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