By Joyce Remi-Babayeju
As President Muhammadu Buhari counts down his days in office ,he has commissioned the National Housing Project comprising 80 two and three bedrooms at Kuraje Area in Bungudu Local Government area.
The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq who represented President Buhari commissioned the National Housing Project comprising 80 two and three bedrooms at Kuraje Area in Bungudu Local Government area and various projects in Zamfara State.
The housing project comprising 80 two and three bedroom low cost bungalow are for low income earners in the state.
At the commissioning on Monday Farouq said that the housing project was undertaken by Buhari’s administration in Phases since 2016 for the people of Zamfara State.
With the support of the Zamfara State Government who provided the land, this place which was once unused land, amounting to no more than idle capital, has come alive and will now provide shelter for ordinary Nigerians, Farouq said.
According to her, with inter- governmental collaboration with provision of more land there can be developmental possibilities.
Federal Government certainly can do more. Of course, the progressive ideals of our Government seeks to achieve one primary objective, which is to IMPROVE the human condition. This housing project has achieved that in many ways.”
Umar Farouq also commissioned SDG’s Projects at Federal Government Girls Collage, FGGC Gusau and the Primary Healthcare Centre at Unguwar Dallatu in Gusau Local Government area.
Again, she thanked President Buhari for completing the renovation of the classrooms, Medical laboratories, students hostels and ICT Centre in her alma mater FGGC Gusau which was executed by the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG).
The minister commended President Buhari’s administration for delivering on his mandate and his selfless service to the people of Nigeria.
Farouq also emphasized that the Humanitarian Ministry will continue to ensure that these schools are supported adequately through the National Home Grown School Feeding Programmes, we will enable adequate and timely provision of food for primaries 1-3 pupils which will enhance enrollment in primary schools, she promised
Emir of Gusau His Royal Highness, Alhaji Ibrahim Bello described Umar Farouq as a worthy daughter of Zamfara when she paid homage to the royal father on arrival.
The Serkinan Gusau Alhaji Ibrahim Bello commended the minister for ensuring that Zamfara state benefited from President Buhari’s change mandate which has seen the state develop most of its infrastructure.
Daybreak reports that the Minister will commission the Federal Secretariat Complex as well as SDG’s Projects at the Federal University Gusau.
The Federal Secretariat Gusau, Zamfara State is located at Unguwan Dan Lawan, off Sokoto By-Pass Road, Gusau.