The Head of Service, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Friday in Abuja, formally presented the key to the three bedroom bungalow promised the family of the Quintuplet. Mrs. Oyo-Ita, who was represented by Mr Yemi Adelakun, permanent secretary Common Services Office, Office of Head of Service of the Federation, presented the key to Mr Imudia Uduehi.
He said, “Thank God for giving us the opportunity to be here, this is a promise we have made and thank God it has come to fruition.
“That is to tell you that when the government of Nigeria makes a promise she fulfills it.
“This is not the time to say things you cannot do, especially under the administration of this Head of service, this is a reality and an indication of what the Federal Integrated Staff Housing (FISH) programme has to offer.”
She prayed God continue to bless the family and their five children while inaugurating the house.
Oyo-Ita called on Nigerians to assist in furnishing the house for them with items such as set of chairs, beds, kitchen utensils and fridge among others.
Also Mr Ugo Peace, Efab property manager, said the donation of a house to the family is a pointer to what FISH is about.
He said the house is fully functional and all basic facilities are in place.
Mr Imudia Uduehi, father of the quintuplets, who received the key on behalf of his family, said he was very happy for the house.
“We are grateful to the Head of service and the government of Nigeria for fulfilling the promise made to us. This is like a dream to me and my family and all public servants should ensure they key into the FISH programme”, he said.
He said it is an elevation for his family as they will be moving from a one bedroom apartment to a three bedroom bungalow.
NAN reports that the house is a three bedroom bungalow in Efab estate at Dakwa community in Dei-Dei area of the Federal Capital Territory.
The house has a functioning borehole and electricity with an access road.