Gombe Govt Partners FG To Provide 1,000 Affordable Housing Units

The Ilubirin Housing Scheme at Lagos Island.

 

Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has met with the Managing Director and CEO of Family Homes Fund ( FHF), Mr. Femi Adewole, who visited him at the Gombe Governor’s lodge, Asokoro Abuja.

Family Homes Fund, is an initiative of the Federal Government aimed at facilitating affordable housing delivery by entering into specific partnerships with supportive State Governments, developers and International partners/agencies that can provide technical support and financing for project implementation.

Gombe State is in partnership with FHF under the affordable housing scheme which seeks to provide 1,000 affordable housing units in the state for low-income earners to own their own homes. The project will comprise of 1,2 and 3 bedroom houses.

The FHF MD confirmed to Governor Inuwa Yahaya that Gombe State has met all the necessary requirements for the implementation of the scheme in the State and that the FHF will soon release funds required to enable commencement of the project.

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He added that his agency, in conjunction with Gov Inuwa Yàhaya will agree on a date for the ground breaking ceremony that will signal the commencement of the construction of the 1000 housing units by the Inuwa-led administration in Gombe State.

The meeting had in attendance the Hon Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Muhammad Gambo Magaji.