Federal Government says it will commence the allocation of the first phase of the National Housing Project, NHP, in 2020.
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola made this known at the two-day inspection tour of five highway projects in Niger state.
According to him, it was part of the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari to provide infrastructure and through it move the economy forward.
He said it had a different design from that of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, FMBN, and the Federal Housing Authority, FHA.
The same project currently on going in thirty-four states of the federation, with twenty-eight contractors, has employed people to provide them with means of livelihood.