Tinubu okays construction of 1,000 houses in seven northern states – Shettima

Vice President, Kashim Shettima on Friday said President Bola Tinubu had approved the construction of 1,000 houses in Sokoto, Kebbi, Katsina, Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger, and Benue states.

Director of Information, Office of the Vice President, Mr Olusola Abiola, in a statement, said Shettima stated this at the inauguration of projects executed by the Borno State Government in the last 100 days.

The Vice President explained that the housing projects were part of a broad plan by the Federal Government to address conflicts in the North.

Shettima also revealed that Tinubu approved N50bn to the National Emergency Management Agency to kick-start the Pulaku initiative which was a non-kinetic solution to the crisis confronting the people of the northwest.

The Vice President assured that all parts of the country would benefit from the developmental strides of President Tinubu.

He noted that President Tinubu was aware of the challenges confronting Nigerians and would make efforts to address them.

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