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Police get new housing estate in Abia

Following the completion of a new set of 100 housing units homes for officers of the Nigerian police force, in Umuahia, Abia State, the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase ...
Deputy Governor,Abia State, Sir Ude Oko Chukwu (left); Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase and Chief Executive Officer, Platinum Mortgage Bank, Emmanuel Mbaka at the commissioning of Sir Mike Mbama Okiro Nigeria Police Housing Estate, Umuahia developed by Platinum Mortgage Bank

Deputy Governor,Abia State, Sir Ude Oko Chukwu (left); Inspector General of Police, Solomon Arase and Chief Executive Officer, Platinum Mortgage Bank, Emmanuel Mbaka at the commissioning of Sir Mike Mbama Okiro Nigeria Police Housing Estate, Umuahia developed by Platinum Mortgage Bank

Following the completion of a new set of 100 housing units homes for officers of the Nigerian police force, in Umuahia, Abia State, the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, at the weekend commissioned the houses.

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the Inspector General of Police Solomon Arase said: “The estate is one of his strategic plans by the force, was undertaken by the Nigerian Police Force Corporative Society.

He added that the estate comprises of 100 housing units of two bedroom flats for officers and members of the Nigerian Police Force.

He also mentioned that similar projects had been done “ Prior to this, similar projects have been completed and handed over to inspector and rank and file cadre in Katsina, Adamawa and FCT.”

The IG also who hinted that the Force has been partnering some private developers to deliver the 1004 housing units in Dutsen Town, FCT, is being built by the MPL Property Development Company in collaboration with Shelter Afrique UN Habitat and just recently Brick City Housing Poject in Kubwa were also commissioned under Public Private Partnership (PPP) Initiative.

Solomon Arase reiterated that the naming of the estate was in appreciation of his outstanding qualities and also ceased the opportunity to appreciate Mr. President, Mohammadu Buhari for being “an invaluable motivator” to the force leadership in the drive to reforming and addressing the endemic challenges in the Nigerian police.