The Governor of Anambra State, Chief Willie Obiano at the Governors lodge, Amawbia on Monday 11th June, 2018 inaugurated the Board of the State Housing Development Corporation.
The Board which is to be Chaired by Chief Emeka Etiaba, SAN were charged by the Governor, to discharge their responsibility with utmost dexterity.
He reiterated that for us to have the Anambra State of our dream, we all must join hands to work for it.
He expressed the belief that the decision to get them to work for the development of the State Housing Development Board, is indeed a sincere understanding of their various outstanding performances in their various fields of endeavours in life.
“…You all were carefully selected as a result of your accomplishments in life.
“I want a keenly reinvigorated and vibrant board. You must ensure that whoever builds within the governments lands, have such structure(s) brought down.
“I want Estates with world class ecstatics with good roads, electricity, security, pipe born water and what have you…”
The Board members are;
~ Chief Emeka Etiaba – Chairman.
~ Hon. Engr. Emeka Ezenwanne (Com. for Housing) – Statutory Member
~ Hon. Chris Onukwuba (Com. for Lands) – Statutory Member
~ Prof. Joe Asike – Member
~ Prof. Victor Idigo – Member
~ Engr. Ebele Okeke (Former Head of Service of the Federation) – Member
~ Sir. Isaiah Ezekika – Member
~ Bar. Mrs. Maggie Ify Mozia – Member
~ Bar. Dennis Ofor – Member
The Board Chairman, Chief Emeka Etiaba, SAN expressed happiness to be associated with the government and thanked the Governor for his belief in the board members noting that they shall get to work immediately and ensure that the right things are done.
He praised the giant strides of the Government of Anambra State especially in the over all development of the State.
He assured that the Board shall do everything within their powers to live up to the thrust reposed on them.
He emphasized the fact that, the Governor’s appointment were in line with the law of the Corporation.
He reiterated that the State Housing Development Corporation, is supposed to be a money yielding corporation for the State and therefore, the first port of call for his team shall be to embark on proper auditing of the titled documents in the Anambra State Housing Estates.
This, according to him, will not only be beneficial to the State, but also help property owners to access loans with their properties.
The team shall revisit the Housing Estates in Anambra State in other to identify the reason behind the neglect of our people towards estate development.
He acknowledged the fact that indeed, the housing development in Anambra State over the past years diminishes our peoples love for estate development.
Chief Etiaba assured that after 3 years in office, the government shall see their report card.
The Board also has Barrister (Mrs) Anierobi Onyeoma as its Legal Adviser and Secretary General.