18 November 2011
Umuahia—ABIA State Government said Thursday that it had embarked on the construction of over 8,500 units of houses in the state to take care of accommodation problems in the state, especially for civil servants.
The government also disclosed that it was partnering with United Nations to produce digital mapping, structural and Master Plans for Umuahia, the political capital and
, the commercial capital. Aba
Special Adviser to the Governor on Housing, Engr. Nwabueze Onwuneme, said the master plans would project physical and structural developments in the state for the next 20 years.