Posted by Rakiya A.Muhammad, Sokoto | 17 May 2017 | 1,338 times
Low income earners in Sokoto are to get 1,000 units of one-bed room houses, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has disclosed.
He revealed this when the Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Malam Mustapha Baba Shehure paid him a courtesy call at Government House, Sokoto.
“Our aim is to ensure that civil servants and other interested individuals who can afford these houses get them and utilise them for the purposes they were meant for,” he stated.
He recalled that 500 housing inherited from the last administration had been completed and commissioned.
The governor added that another 500 housing units at Gidan Man Ada area would be completed towards the end of this year.
Tambuwal said his government was conscious of the fact that more and more people people need houses.
He assured of determination to meet the needs of the people.
The governor applauded the Federal Government for the national housing projects it is executing across the country.
In a remark, the Minister expressed appreciation to Sokoto State Government for providing land to the ministry for actualizing the construction of the 80 housing units being executed by the Federal Government in Sokoto.
He said it was the first phase and that Sokoto was the first state to achieve this level of progress of the project.
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