Some 660 apartments have been constructed at the Olembe neighborhood in Yaounde.
The low cost housing project was a government initiative to provide civil servants with minimum cost housing services. While visiting the 33 buildings and 20 apartments on April 25, Jean Claude Mbwencthou, Minister of Housing and Urban Development said the structure is ready for inauguration.
He noted that the buildings executed within five years by Chinese architects have been equipped with solar street lamps even though water, electricity, and minor finishing are still pending.
On the eventual occupants, the minister said priority will be given to civil servants. Minister Jean Claude Mbwencthou use the forum that the first fleet of 1,500 low cost houses will soon be inaugurated in six towns of the country.