Determined to tackle the housing problem in Kano State, Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has provided land documents to the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) towards the execution of a mass housing project in the state.
The Managing Director of FHA, Senator Gbenga Ashafa, stated this on Monday during a visit to the governor’s office to receive the documents.
This is contained in a statement made available to PlatinumPost on Tuesday and signed by Abba Anwar, Chief Press Secretary to the governor.
Represented by FHA’s Executive Director, Business Development, Abdulmumini Jibrin, Ashafa expressed delight over the vast land provided by the state government and assured of the readiness to begin the project.
He said: “We receive this vast land and the documents, alongside all the terms. We extend our appreciation to His Excellency, the Governor of Kano State, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje and the entire people of Kano State for finding the project laudable to give this very large land to the Federal Housing Authority for the purpose of mass housing project.”
“We are assuring His Excellency that we are going to start the implementation of this signature project very soon. This, we are assuring the government and people of Kano State.”
In a brief remark, Governor Ganduje expressed satisfaction over the partnership with FHA, saying that “we are very happy for finding a befitting land for this project of mass housing by the Federal Housing Authority.”
While describing the move as a great achievement for the state, he said that, “all the remaining documents will also be provided very soon. And we hope the work will start very soon.”
The governor said the project has a lot of multiplier effect, saying that “apart from people that will have houses, employment will also be provided. Many of our youth will benefit from this. Our socio-economic sector will be improved immensely.”