ILORIN -Â Impressed by the success story of the Kwara State Governmentâ€™s Public-Private-Partnership efforts in housing programme, an Abuja-based Mortgage firm, Aso Savings and Loans Plc, has offered to partner with the state government in providing affordable mass houses for citizens of the state.
Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the mortgage firm, Mr Hassan Usman, disclosed this while speaking with newsmen shortly after a closed door meeting with theÂ Governor Bukola Saraki in his office.
Usman, who said the state government had already indicated interest in the companyâ€™s proposal, promised that the partnership would be beneficial to all and sundry as houses to be constructed would be within the reach of the masses.
His words: â€œThe purpose of our coming is to see the governor and to explore the possibility of partnership with our company and Kwara State Governmentâ€™â€™.
â€œWe are into mortgage financing, real estate and infrastructure and we have made a proposal to work with the State Government to acquire site to develop mass Housing Estate for low income earners at affordable price where they will be allowed to pay back within 10-15 yearsâ€, he explained.