FG Hands Over Certificate of Occupancy to Late Stephen Keshi
The Federal Government, has handed over the Certificate of Occupancy (C of O) of a three-bedroom flat in Delta State to late Sport's Legend Stephen Keshi.
The handing over was done at the headquarters of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Abuja on Thursday, September 29, 2022.
The Director/Head of Department, Public Building and Housing, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing, Arc. Solomon Labafilo, who handed over the C of O on behalf of the Federal Government of Nigeria, disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari gave the approval to redeem the promise made to the twenty-two (22) members of the 1994 Super Eagles Team from the housing units under the National Housing Programme in any state of their choice, adding that late Stephen Keshi’s family opted to have his allocated to him in Delta State, his home state where he was also laid to rest.
Arc. Labafilo added that out of the 22 members, 14 of them have been allocated houses with their keys, Title Deeds and Certificate of Occupancies handed over to them in any of the National Housing Estates of their choice across the country such as in Imo, Abia, Ondo and Bayelsa states, assuring that the remaining nine members are soon to receive their houses in addition to the entitled C of O as well.
Arc. Labafilo noted that President Muhammadu Buhari was magnanimously proud, satisfied and privileged to redeem the promise Nigeria made to these Patriotic Nigerians for winning the 1994 African Cup of Nations which had remained unfulfilled.
The Administration of President Muhammadu Buhari’s progressive ideals tailored towards improving human condition do not leave out the dead by so remembering the family of late Sport's Legend, Stephen Keshi to receive the Certificate of Occupancy to his promised apartment.
Mr. Ifeanyi Mudabai, late Stephen Kechi's uncle received the Certificate of Occupancy on behalf of the Stephen Keshi’s family. He expressed much gratitude to President Muhammadu Buhari for redeeming the promise after 28 years.
He also applauded the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN for his thoughtful initiation of this idea of fulfilling the promise through the National Housing Programme.
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