21 August 2019

The Yobe State Governor, Alhaji Mai Mala Buni, and the management of
Family Homes Fund on Monday, signed a N10.8 billion agreement for the
construction of 2600 housing units to be spread across the state.

Governor Buni stated that the project was in line with the United
Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and that his government believes
that affordable housing is a key marker of social progress.

At the event which took place at the Yobe State House, Abuja.

In his speech after the signing ceremony, Governor Buni said: “As
part of marking our first 100 days in office, we will hold a ground-breaking
foundation laying ceremony for the construction of these 2600 housing units in
Damaturu on September 5, 2019.”

According to him, “This historic signing of agreement between our
state government and Family Homes Fund Ltd for the construction of 2600 urban
and rural housing units in Yobe State at the total cost of N10, 830, 339,
654.00 reflects our policy to provide quality and affordable housing to the
people of our state.

“Our plan is to spread the housing units to be built under this
agreement so that all parts of the state benefit from them.

He assured the people that when completed, the houses will be sold to
civil servants and other interested people across the state at affordable

The signing was done by the Solicitor-General, Yobe State Ministry of Justice, Hajia Hadiza Mohammed Umar, on behalf of the state government, while the Managing Director, Family Homes Fund Ltd, Mr. Femi Adewole, signed on behalf of the company and Governor Buni signed as a witness.

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