Addressing Workers' Housing Challenges in Abuja


[Independent (Lagos)]Apparently aware of the degeneracy in the housing sub-sector of the economy, the then President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2001 constituted a 15-man committee on Urban Development and Housing headed by the then Governor Peter Odili of Rivers state. Amongst its terms of reference was the articulation of a new housing policy that would address both the urban and rural needs of the people; recommend appropriate organizational framework for housing development, which should include the invigoration of the National H