Over 268 civil servants benefits from Enugu State’s housing programme

By The Citizen

The Enugu State Government says it has developed and allotted 268 units of houses to civil servants of the state between 2011 and 2013.

The state governor, Mr Sullivan Chime announced this in Enugu on Tuesday while briefing journalists in the state.

Chime said that the government had met the draw-down conditions of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria for the release of fund for the development of 273 units of houses at the estate in Ibeagwa Nike.

“We have maintained a keen interest and deep involvement in the Enugu State Workers Village,'' he said.

The governor said in a bid to bequeath a functional public service, the government embarked on the construction of a modern state secretariat for workers in the state.

Chime said the secretariat which would be commissioned next year would create a conducive working environment for workers as well as promote efficiency in service delivery.

He said that government was collaborating with the private sector to create job opportunities for the youth in the state.

“One of such is with reputable Chinese investors who would develop an Industrial Park on 2,632 hectares at Nchatancha┬áNike for the employment of the youths in the state.

“Work is equally progressing at the Enugu Centenary City being developed by Private Estate International West Africa at Independence Layout Phase 11,'' he said.