The groundbreaking ceremony was performed by the State Governor, His Excellency Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa on Thursday 10th November, 2016. The State Government approved the construction of the Ultra-Modern Mechanic Village through the partnership of a private operator under the Build Operate and Transfer Option (BOT) Rehomes Property Development Co. Ltd. is developing the property.
82 Mechanic Workshops, 992 Auto Spare-parts Shops, Police post, Fire Service Post, Bank, Clinic, Designated Motor park, Car Wash, Central Refuse Dump, Union House. The project is to be completed in eighteen months.
(i) It will bridge the communication gap between the Government and artisans as well as help Government in the regulation of the industry.
(ii) The project will alleviate the problem of accommodation the Nigeria Automobile and Technicians Associatiuon (NATA) are faced.
(iii) It will boost the urban renewal agenda of the present administration.