Tinubu okays construction of 1,000 houses in seven northern states – Shettima


Vice President, Kashim Shettima on Friday said President Bola Tinubu had approved the construction of 1,000 houses in Sokoto, Kebbi, Katsina, Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger, and Benue states.

Olusola Abiola, Director of Information, Office of the Vice President, in a statement, said Shettima made this known at the commissioning of projects executed by the Borno State Government in the last 100 days.

The Vice President explained that the housing projects were part of a broad plan by the Federal Government to address conflicts in the North.

Shettima also revealed that Tinubu approved N50bn to the National Emergency Management Agency to kick-start the Pulaku initiative which was a non-kinetic solution to the crisis confronting the people of the northwest.

The Vice President assured that all parts of the country would benefit from the developmental strides of President Tinubu.

Shettima also stated that the Federal Government was planning to re-ignite wheat production in the country.

He noted that President Tinubu was aware of the challenges confronting Nigerians and would make efforts to address them.

He commended the vision and leadership of Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State, particularly in his capacity to address the welfare of the people.

Out of the 77 new projects completed in 100 days of Zulum’s administration, the VP opened the Shuwari ll Community School and Healthcare Centre.

Shettima also opened the Alikaramti Community School and the Gamboru Liberty Day Secondary School, all within the Maiduguri metropolis.

He was cheered by a jubilant crowd, particularly schoolchildren during the inauguration of projects executed by the state government within 100 days.

Earlier on arrival in Maiduguri, Shettima visited the Shehu of Borno’s Palace to pay homage.

He was accompanied by the Minister of Agriculture, Senator Abubakar Kyari, and some legislators from National and State Assemblies.

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