The Federal Government (FG) has promised to construct 300,000 houses under the Economic Sustainability Plan (ESP) for low income earning Nigerians.
This was disclosed in a statement by presidential spokesman, Laolu Akande, on Sunday.
The statement said cement manufacturers have agreed with the federal government to charge a discount price.
The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo affirmed that it was possible to deliver decent and affordable accommodation to Nigerians, during his inspection of the completed model houses in Dei Dei at the weekend.
After seeing the prototypes of the one-bedroom and two-bedroom bungalows, Osinbajo said he was satisfied with the cost and quality of the design.
“They have agreed to give cement for this project at a considerable discount which is a very helpful thing to do. We really commend and thank them, it is a very patriotic thing on their part.
“Anybody who is earning N30,000 a month and is ready to spend a third of that amount will be able to afford one of these houses. What I have seen so far, there is a one-bedroom unit and there is a two-bedroom unit, both coming under N2 million,” Osinbajo said.