Federal Govt To Build 1000 Houses In 7 Northern States


Vice President Kashim Shettima has announced approval by President Bola Tinubu of the building  of 1,000 houses in Sokoto, Kebbi, Katsina, Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger and Benue states as part of a broad plan by the federal government to address the conflict in the North.

The vice president who represented President Tinubu disclosed this Friday evening in Maiduguri, Borno State during the commissioning of projects executed by the state government in the past 100 days.

According to the vice president in a statement by his media office, the president approved N50 billion for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to start the Pulaku initiative – a non-kinetic solution to the crisis confronting people of the North West region.

“The president has approved the construction of 1000 houses in Sokoto, Kebbi, Katsina, Zamfara, Kaduna Niger and Benue with all the ancillary facilities of schools, clinics, veterinary clinics and ranches for the Fulani community in Kaduna and Benue, he…

Source: Leadership Newspaper