The Special Adviser to the Governor on Housing, Jamiu Omoniyi says the State has expended N1.9Bn on the construction and provision of housing projects across the State between January and June, 2019.
Omoniyi, reeled out the figure when the Commitee on Lands and Housing led by Hon. Damilola Soneye appraised the 2019 budget performance of the State Ministry of Housing in Oke- mosan, Abeokuta.
The Special Adviser expressed confidence in the project assessment Committee set up by State Governor, Dapo Abiodun to review the contracts and construction project awarded and executed by the previous administration.
He therafter listed the projects executed to include: Adire Shopping Mall, Itoku, Itoku block of flats, Ibara Health Centre, Construction of three high courts at Odeda, Agbado and Ibafo, renovation of Kuti Family House and Ayinla Omowura house and judiciary complex amongst others.
Responding, a member of the Committee, Olakunle Sobukola tasked the Minsitry to ensure the operationalization of the Ogere Market and rehabilitation of access road so as to encourage full utilusation.
In his submission, House Committee Chairman, Soneye urged the ministry to do more in the provision of housing unit to the people.
Soneye, who represented Obafemi Owode constituency, noted that the assembly was not out to witch-hunt any MDAs but to perform its constitutional duties
The Commitee also appraised the budget performance of the Bureau of Lands and Survey and Housing corporation
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