Bauchi State Governor Flags off Construction of 2,500 Hausing Unit
AREWA AGENDA – Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state has flagged off the construction of 2,500 affordable houses for the citizens of the state at Dungal Village of Bauchi Local Government.
Speaking while flagging off the Project, the Governor said the initiative was designed to help the poor citizens to own houses of their own.
Governor Bala further revealed that the project was in partnership with Family Homes Funds Limited.
According to him, the project is expected to be completed within 12 months adding that the houses are coming in a period when the state’s demographics have changed dramatically due to internal displacement caused by insurgency as many people within the region came to the state to seek refuge.
The houses the governor noted will be distributed accross the six emirates of the state.
“Bauchi Emirate Council, 1,500 units, Azare in Katagum Emirate, 350units,Misau in Misau Emirate, 250 units, Ningi in Ningi Emirate, 200 units, Jamaare in Jamaare Emirate, 100 units and Dass in Dass Emirate, 100 units,” he said.
“I wish to reiterate that, in tandem with our desire to comply with the established building codes and the best practices in Basic Engineering Management and Evaluation. I will in addition to the statutory supervision of the Ministry of Housing, establish a task force in my office for monitoring and evaluation of the projects.”
Bala promised that local manufacturers and sellers would be patronized in the project in order to empower them and boost their businesses.