The Minister of Power , Works and Housing , Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN ), has issued an ultimatum to contractors handling the National Housing Project in Ekiti State .
Fashola, who urged the contractors handling the 70 housing units , to deliver by June said the Federal Government was willing to begin the second phase in earnest .
He spoke on Friday in Ado Ekiti while inspecting the work progress at the NHP located on Agric Olope , off Ajilosun , Moferere Area, Ado Ekiti in company with Ekiti Controller , Mr . Saheed Gbadebori. He was represented by the Zonal Director , South West , Mr . Olusegun Dunmoye.
Fashola said , “ Speed up work, we don ’ t have time the rains are here . If you delay for too long , rain will catch up with us . It will delay us further .
“ The money is there but we have to follow the procedure. So money is not the problem ; do your bit; we will do our bit, so that we can commence the second phase . ”
The 70 housing units are comprised of 10 units of one bedroom , 40 units of two bedroom , 20 units of three bedroom flats.
The former Lagos State governor explained that the Ekiti project was one of the five ongoing sites in the Southwest , adding that the quality of work was high .