A Non-Governmental Organisation, Ebele and Anyichuks Foundation, has build 77 houses to individuals and families in Isu community, Onicha Local Government Area of Ebonyi state.
The Coordinator of the foundation in state Christian Onu, made the disclosure during a site tour of the projects in Isu community, said that the houses provided include: duplexes, bungalows, church buildings, five, three and two bedrooms apartments.
Onu said the idea behind the project was to improve rural housing development, especially for the people in need.
He explained that the cost of the five, three and two bedrooms apartment located in different parts of the community is over N10 million.
“Yes, none of the building cost below N10 million, especially the five, three and two bedrooms apartments. The churches and other duplexes, cost more than N10 million.
“We have gone round and we have seen that some of the houses are already completed and some are over 90 per cent completion. The essence of the tour is to ensure that the contractors meet with the December 31 deadline.
“The project is targeted at those in need, especially the widows, the poor to alleviate their suffering,” Onu explained.
Also sorry, the Traditional ruler of Isu community, Ambrose Ogbu, said the gesture was a welcome development from Ebele and Anyichuks Foundation to make life meaningful for the people.
Ogbu, who is also a beneficiary, said he was happy to see the new gigantic building in his palace and prayed God to continue to preserve the founder, Mr Ifeanyi Chukwu Odii.
Mrs Amara Chukwu, a widow and a beneficiary thanked the foundation, adding that before her new accommodation, she was living in a public house with her four children.