January 27, 2013

Kebbi approves N2.5bn for housing projects

Kebbi State government has approved the release of N2.5 billion for the construction of 400 housing units in Birnin Kebbi, the state capital and Dakingari town.

Commissioner for Lands and Housing, Alhaji Hussaini Raha, said the houses will be made of 150 three-bedroom flats and 150 two bedroom flats to be constructed along Birnin Kebbi-Kalgo road.

According to the Commissioner, the remaining 100 units to be constructed in Dakingari town is made up of 50 three-bedroom flats and two bedroom flats to support the take-off of the newly established Kebbi State Polytechnic, adding that the houses would serve as its staff quarters.

Raha also said the Executive council has approved the payment of compensation for landlords who were affected by the township road dualisation in Dakingari town.