Federal Secretariat Complex, Abuja
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Housing & Urban Dev Dept


The Department is saddled with the responsibility of facilitating Housing and Urban Development in the Nine (9) States of the Niger Delta Region.

    Structure of the Department
    The Department is headed by a Director with the following Divisions:
  1. Project Design & Development Division
  2. Urban Development Division
  3. Housing Development (East) Division
  4. Housing Development (West) Division

    Functions of the Department;
  • Policy formation and coordination to fast-track housing and urban development in the Niger Delta region.
  • Design, preparation of layouts & Architectural designs of housing/social infrastructure projects for the Ministry in the nine (9) states of the region.
  • Implementation, project supervision and monitoring of building projects for the Ministry.
  • Initiates, prepares, reviews and implements policies, programmes and projects for urban renewal/slum upgrading in the nine (9) states of the region.
  • Provides a platform for the integration of all physical development plans in the region into one holistic regional plan on a digital scale and coordinates, monitor and reviews the implementation of the Niger Delta Action Plan.
  • Evaluation of regional development for the development of new towns to address regional imbalance.
  • Researches into housing & urban development challenges including local building materials.
  • Development of policies & programmes to encourage and facilitate greater participation of Private Public Partnership in the delivery of housing and development projects.
  • Superintends land acquisition, compensation and resettlement of displaced people for development projects of the Ministry on liaison with the Federal Ministry of Power, Works, Housing & Urban development.

    The Department has completed the following Projects:
  1. Construction/equipping of ICT centre at Mbak Obio, Itam Itu LGA, Akwa Ibom State.
  2. Renovation of African Church Secondary Commercial School, Oku Iboku, Itu LGA, Akwa Ibom State.
  3. Construction of Maternity Ward and Nurses Office at Health Centre, Inua Eyet Village, Ibeno LGA, Akwa Ibom State.
  4. Renovation of 12 Rooms Primary Health Care Centre Apartment at Etebi Mbakuyo, Esit Eket LGA, Akwa Ibom South Senatorial District, Akwa Ibom State.
  5. Renovation of Health Post along Market Square Road, Oron LGA, Akwa Ibom South Senatorial District, Akwa Ibom State.
  6. Renovation of Health Post at Oti Oro, Okobo LGA, Akwa Ibom State.
  7. Renovation of Health Centre at Edem Idim Ishiet, Onna LGA, Akwa Ibom State.
  8. Rehabilitation of Community Primary Schools in Four (4) Locations (Keminini and Ogua-Ama Communities, Nembe LGA, Otuan Town Southern Ijaw LGA) in Bayelsa State.
  9. Construction of Community Hall at University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross-River State.
  10. Construction of Six (6) Classroom Block at Ntok-Mkpe, Akpabuyo, Cross-River
  11. Construction of Community Town Hall Ugboritseduwa, Delta State.
  12. Construction of Block of 3 Classrooms with Offices at Afowa Community, Etsako LGA, Edo State.
  13. Renovation of Town Hall at Igueben, Uhe Community, Esan East LGA, Edo State.
  14. Construction/Renovation of Orie Nguru Market, Ngor Okpala LGA, Imo State.
  15. Construction of Health Centre at Amuzari Commuinty Isiala Mbiano LGA, Imo State
  16. Construction of Iju Utility Centre Iju, Akure North LGA, Ondo State.
  17. Renovation of Dilapidated Secondary and Primary School at Ode Aye and Ode Ore, Irele LGA, Ondo State.
  18. Construction of a Block of Six (6) Classrooms Primary School in Urede Quarters, with Headmaster and Teachers Offices in Uwheru Town, Ughelli North LGA of Delta State.
  19. Rehabilitation of Youth Corpers' Quarters and Provision of Viewing Centre in Koroma Tai, Rivers South East Senatorial District, Rivers State.
  20. Construction of Psychiatric Hospital at Osisioma, Ngwa LGA, Abia State.
  21. Construction of Health Centre at Akwa-Obio Inwang, Eneyo South Ward, Akpabuyo LGA, Cross-River State.
  22. Construction of Block of Classrooms in Comprehensive Secondary School at Ipollo South Ukelle Yala Lga, Cross River State
  23. Construction of Youth Skill Acquisition Centre at Kwale, Ndokwa West LGA, Delta North Senatorial District, Delta State.
  24. Construction of Youth Skill Acquisition Centre at Ibusa, Oshimili North LGA, Delta North Senatorial District, Delta State.
  25. Construction of Block of 6 Classroom at Uwenlenoboh Primary School, in Esan West Federal Constituency, Edo State.
  26. Construction of Skills Acqusition Centre in Abaezi-Egbema, Ohaji/Egbema LGA, Imo State.
  27. Reconstruction of Owu Amakohia Secondary School, In Mbatoli Ikeduru LGA, Imo State.
  28. Renovation/Construction of Police College in Nneise Ugiri-Ike, Ikeduru LGA, Imo State.
  29. Construction of Blocks of 3 Classrooms at Comprehensive Secondary School Ubomiri, Mbaitoli, Imo State.
  30. Rehabilitation of Afor Enyiogugu Market, Enyiogugu Aboh Mbaise, Imo State.
  31. Rehabilitation of Nkwota Market at Umukabia Ngor Okpala LGA, Imo State.
  32. Construction of Modern Abbatoir with Cold Room and Public Toilet at Nkwo Orodo Market, Imo State.
  33. Construction of Orie Ebom Market in Mberi, Imo State.
  34. Construction of Nkwo Ala Market in Ogwu, Imo State
  35. Construction of Amala Avuvu Market at Nwa Nkwo, Amachara Avuvu, Imo State.
  36. Construction of Afor Uzoagba Market, Imo State.
  37. Rehabitation of Afor Enyiogugu Market, Enyiogugu Aboh Mbaise, Imo State.
  38. Renovation of Classroom Block at Nneise, Ugiri-Ike Ikeduru Technical School, Imo State.
  39. Completion, Equipping and Fencing of Oloko Health Centre in Oloko LGA, Abia State.
  40. Construction of 2 Nos, 4 Classroom Blocks at Ekajuk Comprehensive Secondary School, Cross River State.
  41. Construction of Ishibori Town Hall, Ogoja Cross-River State.
  42. Completion of Town Hall Project at Bendeghe Ekiem in Etung LGA, Cross River State.
  43. Construction of Block of Classrooms in Comprehensive Secondary School at Ipollo South Ukelle Yala LGA, Cross River State
  44. Construction of a Type "C" Police Station Consisting of Men and Women Cells, Guardroom, Waiting Room, Connecting Corridor, 8 Man Barrack and Armory in Uwheru Town, Ughelli North LGA, Delta State.
  45. The MNDA Housing Estates in Abia, Akwa Ibom, Delta, Edo and Rivers States were allocated to the beneficiaries in May 2022 as-it-is basis.
  46. While Construction of Skills Acquisition Centre in Ondo State is at practical completion and waiting to be handed over to Federal Polytechnic Ile Oluji, Ondo State.

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