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Gov Otu discloses plans for new satellite towns in Cross River

…pledges support to ensure success of Federal Housing project

Governor Bassey Otu has promised unwavering support for the Federal Government’s housing initiative being implemented nationwide, including in Cross River State.

Speaking at the weekend, during a meeting with the management team of the Federal Housing Authority, led by the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Hon. Oyetunde Ojo, Governor Otu expressed his alignment with President Bola Tinubu’s “renewed hope agenda,” and assured the success of the housing project.

He revealed plans for developing new satellite towns by the state government.

Governor Otu praised the meticulous planning of the project handlers, especially highlighting the flexibility and emphasis on local content in each state.

He assured that the Cross River state government would allocate more than the initial 25 hectares previously provided for the housing project in the state.

Gov Otu discloses plans for new satellite towns in Cross River
Cross River State Governor, Prince Bassey Otu (3rd L), flanked by the Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer, Federal Housing Authority, Hon. Oyetunde Ojo (2nd R) with other Executive Directors from FHA, during an audience with the Governor in Calabar, Saturday, 4th May 2024.

In his remarks, the Managing Director/CEO of the Federal Housing Authority, Hon. Oyetunde Ojo, disclosed that the housing development would feature duplexes and bungalows to accommodate individuals from various income brackets.

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Ojo also noted that the housing estates would include public facilities, such as schools, police stations, and local markets, among others.

The Federal Housing Authority delegation also included Arc. Ezekiel NY A-ETOK, Executive Director (Estate Services); Dr. Mathias T.BYUAN, Executive Director (Housing Finance & Accounts); and Mr. Abdullahi DANKANE, Executive Director (Business Development).

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