Yobe Gov inaugurates construction of houses for IDPs

Governor Mai-Mala Buni on Fri in Damaturu inaugurated the development of fifteen units of two-bedroom semi-detached homes for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) within the state.

Buni noted that the project was sponsored by the Nigerian National rock oil Corporation (NNPC), Shell rock oil Development Company of Federal Republic of Nigeria restricted (SPDC) venture (JV), Shell Federal Republic of Nigeria Exploration and Production Company restricted (SNEPCO) and Total Nigeria Plc.

Represented by Alhaji Bukar Dauda, Commissioner for Housing and concrete Development, he delineated  the gesture as a historic milestone within the state’s effort for transfer, rehabilitation and reconstruction drive.

“No doubt, once completed the fifteen units of two-bedroom homes would bring succour to the families of the beneficiaries.

“In this regard, we'd wish to categorical our appreciation to Shell Federal Republic of Nigeria restricted, Total and NNPC on this noble objective of providing permanent shelter to the victims of revolt in Yobe State.”, he added.

Buni urged all company bodies and rich people to emulate the gesture.

In his remarks, Mustapha Abubakar, the manager ‘AB Energy Resources Limited’ and one amongst the project managers conjointly recommended NNPC, Total Federal Republic of Nigeria Plc and SPDC junior varsity for the notable project.

He aforementioned the shelter intervention was aimed toward providing immediate and medium-term relief to vulnerable host populations and IDPs In chosen communities within the state.

“It could be a a part of the NNPC’s initiative to produce immediate relief and demanding property community development which will completely impact the lives of the IDPs.

And conjointly to support early recovery and rehabilitation of compact persons into the society.”, he said.

Abubakar known as on the authorities to support the programme by providing adequate security for quick completion to place smile on the faces of the beneficiaries.

The NNPC in partnership with SPDC Joint Ventures has spent N315 million on the development of latest and upgrading of structures at Modu Mustapha grade school Damaturu.

The comes dead ar construction of 4 blocks of 4 lecture rooms, body block, renovation of 1 block of 3 lecture rooms, offer and installation of star panels for uninterrupted power, drilling of borehole and reticulations and construction of ten flats of bogs among others.

 (NAN)