In a bid to ramp up the provision of affordable housing and reduce the housing deficit in Jigawa State, the Executive council has approved a N6 billion project aimed at providing 1,500 units at different locations.
The commissioner for Information, Youths, Sports and Culture, Alhaji Sagir Musa, announced that the funds would support the development of three-bedroom standalone and two-bedroom semi-detached flats. The move is seen as one of the major moves of the administration of Governor Umar Namadi to bridge the housing deficit in the state.
The project is to be strategically distributed, with 600 units earmarked for Dutse, 200 in Hadejia, and 100 for each of Kazaure, Gumel, Ringim and Birnin-kudu. Also Babura and Kafin Hausa are to receive 150 Units each.
Musa also revealed that N5.9 Billion Naira has already been disbursed for the ambitious project. This Substantial investment reflects the governor’s resolve to tackle the housing deficit in the state, in line with the 12-point Agenda of the Government.