About 100 Enugu Civil Servants Win Houses Valued N3.1m Each through BallotLatest News, News From The State Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015
By IGNATIUS OKPARA, Enugu – No fewer than One hundred Civil servants of Enugu State between grade levels 01 – 10 are now proud owners of one-bedroom flat each, valued three million, one hundred and fifty thousand naira (each) which they won in a balloting exercise.
AFRICAN EXAMINER reports that the 100 flats were purchased from an Enugu based private developer, Elim Estate, by the state government under its housing equity share contribution scheme for public servants.
The beneficiaries, drawn from the 17 Council Areas of the state won their houses in a ballot draws observed by the state Governor, Ifeanyi Lawrence Ugwuanyi, top government officials as well as civil servants in the state at Michael Okpara Square, Enugu, the state capital on Tuesday.
A total of 75 beneficiaries won their houses under local government ballots, while 25 of them won theirs under zonal ballot..
Our Correspondent recalled that the state government had earlier paid its 30% equity share of the cost of the house, while each beneficiary is expected to pay 70% contribution to be spread for twenty years.
Governor Ugwuanyi later handed keys of the houses to the beneficiaries amidst jubilation from the beneficiaries and their family members.
Shortly after the presentation, the Governor also presented 18 Hillux vehicles to various security organizations in the state, which includes, the Army, police, civil defence, state security services as well as the Airforce.
The governor, also handed over one vehicle to the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA).
Governor Ugwuanyi also distributed 20 tractors to the 17 local government areas in the state to enhance agricultural development in the state.
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