The vice-president stated this on Sunday in Sokoto on the groundbreaking for the pattern of a 500-unit housing property by the Sokoto govt.
Mr Shettima, who commended Governor Ahmed Aliyu for his efforts to address the housing desires of his folks, famed that the housing deficit in Nigeria remained a large narrate.
“Nigeria has a deficit of 28 million properties, and we can need N21 trillion to meet our housing desires. This step taken by the governor is extremely commendable and mighty of emulation by assorted verbalize governments. The governor has started effectively by ending the roads and flyovers he inherited,” stated Mr Shettima.
The governor defined that the housing property could presumably presumably be for civil servants and could presumably presumably be offered to them when carried out on an proprietor-occupier foundation.
Mr Aliyu acknowledged, “Right here’s a mission that used to be initiated by the outdated governor of the verbalize, Aliyu Wamakko, but used to be later deserted by the immediate previous administration. Nonetheless, we are certain to pause it for the perfect thing about our workers and most folks.”
The Sokoto governor disclosed that the mission at Wamakko LGA of the verbalize will label the verbalize govt N7.3 billion. The tournament, which used to be to imprint the administration’s first 100 days in location of enterprise, used to be attended by Aliyu Wamakko and the minister of agriculture and food security, Abubakar Kyari.
Others had been the minister of verbalize, water resources and sanitation, Bello Goronyo and outdated Deputy Governors Mukhtari Shagari and Chiso Abdullahi-Dattijo, among others.