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BIOGRAPHY:Elder (Hon.) Tasie Chinedu Nwobueze (JP), Commissioner for Housing, Rivers State, was born on 11th August 1957 at Ibaa Town, in Emohua Local Government Area, Rivers State.He had his primary education at CKS Oromineke Port Harcourt and had his First School Leaving Certification in 1972. From there he moved to Community Secondary Scho...
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In order to address the myriad of housing challenge in the state, history was made in 2008, when the Rivers State administration under his Excellency, then the Executive Governor of Rivers State, Rt, Hon, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi created the Ministry of Housing out of the defunct Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development to address the magnitude of housing problems in the state especially among the Civil Servants and others.

The Ministry of Housing is therefore at the forefront of the philosophy of the present administration and is charged with the following vision, mission, and mandates stated.


“Our mandate is to provide a minimum of four thousand (4,000) units of social Housing annually, sites and services scheme and create enabling environment for the private sector participation in Housing Delivery in Rivers State”


a)      To ensure that all indigenes and inhabitants are afforded the opportunity to own or have easy access to decent, safe and sanitary housing accommodation with secure tenure.

b)      Develop and implement a strategy to encourage private sector participation in the Housing delivery.

c)      Encourage and promote the active participation of federal and local government in housing provision in the state.

d)      To strengthen institutions within the Housing sector to render and make their operations more responsive to the housing demand of the citizenry.

e)      Emphasize housing investment which satisfies basic need and provide site and services scheme.


“Our vision is to provide Indigenes and Residents of Rivers State access to Decent and Affordable Housing Accommodation”


“Our mission is to ensure the delivery/provision of decent and affordable housing for all in Rivers State in partnership with the private sector”

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