The Vice President Namadi Sambo has declared that the federal government will ensure that every civil servant in the country owns a house and other welfare necessary for delivery of good services.

This is coming just a day after the approval of a new housing policy by the Federal Executive Council, which plans to construct a million houses, every year.

The Vice-president, who was speaking, while declaring open, a workshop on Repositioning the Nigerian Civil Service for Effective Implementation of The Transformation Agenda of the Present Administration, saluted all Nigerian civil servants for their contribution to the growth and development of the nation as well as their invaluable role in the management of the machinery of government.

He however called on them to re-affirm their commitment to  their  patriotic duties as partners with the administration in the quest for a stronger, more peaceful, stable, secure, united and prosperous Nigeria.

The workshop is part of the activities lined up by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation to mark this year’s Civil Service Day.