Nigerian Union of Journalist Lagos State Council in conjunction with its member union, National Women Journalist, NAWOJ has launched a housing scheme for its members in Mowe Area of Ogun state.

At a ground breaking ceremony held at the construction site, the Chairman of NUJ, Deji Elumoye assured the journalists’ subscribers that the first two hundred housing units will be delivered by December this year.

Elumoye, while speaking at the ground breaking ceremony, said the initiative that began six years back was in tandem with Union’s objective focused on providing decent shelter for its members.

On her part, Ifeyinwa Omowole, the NAWOJ National President thanked the Lagos NUJ for embracing the project, promising that the union will not neglect the critical development needs like schools, hospital among others.

The project is in patnership with Primewater View Holdings led by Prince Adetunji Ogunwusi Ogunwusi.

Ogunwusi said, “We cannot afford to offend the people of the press. When we signed the MoU with the Chairman, we said there will be stable power supply. Renewable energy is our focus and each home will have its own meter, that is, pay as you go,” he said.

The monarch of the community expressed joy through his chiefs led by the Otun Baale, Mr Solomon Akinyele, who showed the happiness of the community with the project.