The Permanent Secretary, Service Welfare Office, Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Didi Walson-Jack has charged Federal Integrated Staff Housing (FISH) Real Estate Developers to expedite efforts in providing quality and affordable houses for Federal Civil Servants in line with the 2017-2020 Federal Civil Service Strategy and Implementation Plan.
The Permanent Secretary gave the charge during her welcome remarks at a meeting held on Thursday 28th March, 2019 with some Real Estate Developers who had signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the FISH programme in Abuja.
She disclosed that 31 Off-takers have already taken possession of their houses and the mortgages of about 428 profiled Off-takers are at different stages of processing. She added that the Office will consolidate on this success by working closely with all relevant stakeholders to ensure further progress on the programme.
Mrs. Walson-Jack encouraged the Developers to liaise with FISH Department to arrange site visits with the off-takers to afford them the opportunity to make informed decisions on their preferred Houses.
She also used the occasion to commend Messrs C2Q Nig. Ltd and AB Brainy Technocrats for delivering houses to the FISH Programme. She also commended other key financial stakeholders such has Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria and Family Homes Funds for their collaboration and support to the Programme.