On Friday, Vice President Kashim Shettima said that President Bola Tinubu had given the go-ahead for the building of 1,000 homes in the states of Sokoto, Kebbi, Katsina, Zamfara, Kaduna, Niger, and Benue.
Shettima remarked as much at the launch of the projects that the Borno State government has been working on for the past 100 days, according to a statement from Mr. Olusola Abiola, Director of Information for the Office of the Vice President.
According to the Vice President, the housing projects were a component of a larger Federal Government initiative to resolve disputes in the North.Shettima further disclosed that Tinubu gave the National Emergency Management Agency N50 billion to launch the Pulaku programme, a non-kinetic response to the crisis facing the northwest’s citizens.
“For the Fulani community in Kaduna and Benue states, President Tinubu has approved the construction of 1,000 houses with all the ancillary facilities of schools, clinics, veterinary clinics, and ranches in the states of Sokoto, Kebbi, Katsina, Zamfara, and Niger.
“The speaker stated, “President Tinubu insisted that all the victims must be carried along.”The Vice President promised that President Tinubu’s developmental efforts would benefit every region of the nation.Shettima added that plans were on for the Federal Government to restart wheat production in the nation.
He mentioned President Tinubu’s awareness of the problems facing Nigerians and his intention to find solutions.”The problems that Nigerians have will be addressed. To remedy things, we’ll utilise every car that’s available. President Tinubu is committed to improving the state of affairs in this country and has good intentions for it.
“Tinubu has a great deal of empathy for the underprivileged members of society. Our current situation has resulted in the government having to make some extremely difficult decisions.Shettima stated, “You can be sure that this government will unveil a lot of projects and programmes that will touch the lives of many in the coming weeks and months.
“He praised Borno State Governor Babagana Zulum’s vision and leadership, especially his ability to address the welfare of the populace.”It is a great blessing that he is currently our governor, brother, and leader.
And I have the best relationship with Governor Zulum.In contemporary Nigeria, we are now the go-to source for relationship management between predecessors and successors.”Most importantly, I want to thank him for putting Borno first and for all of his empathy and support,” he emphasised.
During Zulum’s 100-day administration, 77 new projects were finished, and the Vice President inaugurated the Shuwari ll Community School and Healthcare Centre.In the Maiduguri city, Shettima also launched the Gamboru Liberty Day Secondary School and the Alikaramti Community School.
A euphoric throng, especially schoolchildren, applauded him during the inauguration of projects that the state government will carry out in less than a hundred days.Shettima paid respects to the Shehu of Borno’s Palace earlier after arriving in Maiduguri.
Senator Abubakar Kyari, the Minister of Agriculture, as well as a few members of the National and State Assemblies accompanied him.Additionally, the deputy governors of the states of Borno, Gombe, and Taraba were present in the Vice President’s entourage visiting the palace.