Gov Idris set to buy over 180 housing estate for Kebbi workers

By Haruna Usman, Birnin Kebbi

Kebbi State Governor, Dr Nasir Idris has directed the Head of Service and the Ministry of Land and Housing to negotiate with the Federal Mortgage Bank over the 180 Houses estate constructed by the mortgage bank along Bungu area close to LP 60 phase 11 at Gwandangwaji.

The Governor who disclosed this on Saturday when he visited the site said that his administration is ready to purchase the houses for its workers.

He applauded the bank and the supervising ministry of land for the quality work, “I promised to buy it if the negotiations will favour the government and the beneficiaries.

“I am very happy with these houses, they were well constructed and if the negotiation is done properly, I am ready to buy it for the workers” he added.

The Governor was accompanied by the Secretary to the Kebbi State Government (SSG), Alhaji Yakubu Bala-Tafida, Head of Service, Alhaji Safiyanu Garba-Bena;  Commissioner for Lands and Housing; commissioner for Finance, Alhaji Abubakar Chika; Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Alhaji Garba Umar Dutsinmari.

Others are Special Adviser on Power and Political Affairs, Alhaji Kabir Sani-Giant, and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Land and Housing, Alhaji Ahmed Abubakar.

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