By Chinedu Adonu
THE Management of Enugu State Housing Development Corporation, ESHDC, yesterday, unveiled its in-house quarterly magazine, Housing Tide, flowing from the corporation’s commitment to propagate the housing policy of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to provide affordable housing for the people.
The 52-page magazine, which is the authoritative source of the Corporation’s information especially in the areas of subsisting houses and location of serviced plot for sale, according to the General Manager, Hon. Chukwuemelie Agu was part of the innovative measures adopted to project and promote the good works of the governor in other spheres of the economy.
“Gov. Ugwuanyi‘s administration through the Corporation has done a lot in housing estates such as Citadel, Heritage, WTC, Valley, Rangers 1&2,Transparency and Sandview springing up with decent facilities in the cities and rural areas, disclosing that the establishment has designed more programme to accommodate the interest of the masses.”
While unveiling the maiden edition at the Board Room of the Corporate Headquarters, Hon. Agu explained that, “the Governor’s housing policy has received resounding commendation within the state and beyond” stressing that “the management established this quarterly Magazine, ’Housing Tide’ to further highlight, document and promote the administration’s efforts in the sector”.
According to him, “historically, the housing policy of this administration marks a paradigm shift from the old order as evidenced in the number of affordable housing estates; Citadel, Heritage, WTC, Valley, Rangers 1&2,Transparency and Sandview springing up with decent facilities in the cities and rural areas.
“The Magazine which will apart from being self-sufficient, will serve as another stream of Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, for the Corporation. This magazine, which is the corporation’s flagship, will promote a more effective interface with the public and disseminate these laudable achievements to the consciousness of the people even as the 2019 general election beckons and beyond.
“It will equally foster good relationship between ESHDC and its clients, the media community and the general public. Issues emanating in the media will be addressed in a manner that government’s interest, policies and actions are constantly portrayed in a good light.