Fri. Apr 3rd, 2020

FG To Release 6 Billion Naira For Bauchi 2500 Housing Units Project

The Bauchi State Commissioner for Environment and Housing, Honourable Hamisu Muazu Shira says the federal government will soon release funds to the state government for the construction of the proposed 2500 housing units in the state.

He disclosed this while answering questions from journalists during a visit by Governor Bala Mohammed to the Minister of Finance, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed in Abuja.

The Commissioner explained that the minister of finance assured that it will release 6 billion naira out of the 12 billion naira allocated, to ensure the commencement of the project.

According to him, so far about ninety percent of the preparations for the take off of the housing project have been completed.

” Let me commend His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed for embarking on advocacy visits to critical stakeholders in Abuja, it is an indication that the governor is determined to bring development to the state.

Honourable Muazu Shira said the construction of the 2500 housing units was in line with the policy trust of the administration of Governor Bala Mohammed to provide affordable accommodation to common man and civil servants.

He assured the resolve of the ministry to support the present administration to modernize the state through construction of many housing units across the state.

” Your Excellency, our ministry is ever ready to give you the required support to enable you leave legacies by performing better than his predecessors.”

On the governor’s visit to the Minister of Environment, the Commissioner said the visit has yielded positive result as the ministry has pledged to assist the state through the support of International Organizations to overcome its environmental challenges.

Honourable Muazu Shira said the ministry is currently working to restore the lost glory of the state Waste to Wealth Recycling Plant factory so as to provide job opportunities to unemployed youth thereby reducing poverty in the society.