BREAKING NEWS: FG to construct 1,000 houses in 7 states – Shettima

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to construct 1,000 houses in 7 states –

Vice President Kashim has said the federal will construct 1,000 houses in six states of the Northwest and as a broad plan to cushion the effect of the lingering crisis in the region.

The states include Kaduna, , , and Benue.

Shettima who represented President Bola Ahmed , disclosed this in , during the commissioning of 77 projects executed within 100 days by State Governor, Prof. Babagana Umara .

Out of the 77 new projects listed for commissioning, Shettima commissioned the Shuwari ll Community and Healthcare Centre, Alikaramti Community and Gamboru Liberty Day Sceconday School, all within metropolis.

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The VP said that the 1,000 houses approved by President would be fortified with all the ancillary facilities of schools, clinics, veterinary clinics and ranches for the community.

Shettima revealed the approval of of N50 billion to the National Emergency Management Agency () to kick-start the Pulaku initiative – a non-kinetic solution to the crisis confronting the of the northwest region.

He said that all the parts of the country would benefit from the developmental strides of , while also stating that the Federal was planning to reignite wheat production in the country.

Speaking further, the vice president noted that his prinicpal was aware of challenges confronting and would make efforts to address them.

“All issues confronting will be addressed. We will use all available vehicles to fix things. President Tinubu means well for this country and he is determined to change the fortunes of the nation for the better.

“He is a person filled with a lot of empathy for the underprivileged in society. Some of the painful decisions taken by the government were products of the circumstances we have found ourselves in.

“Rest assured that in the coming weeks and months, this government will unveil a lot of projects and programmes that will touch the lives of many,” he said.

Shettima, who was elated by the projects executed by Governor , said the state was lucky to have a leader with such energy and focus.

“We are extremely lucky to have him as our leader, governor and brother at this time. Governor Zulum and I have the best of relationships. We have become the reference point in relationship management between a successor and predecessor in modern day .

“I want to thank him for all the empathy and support and most importantly for putting Borno first,” he added.

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