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FG redeems house allocation to ’94 Eagles

The Federal Government has redeemed  the outstanding allocation to twenty two victorious members of the Nigeria Super Eagles in National Housing Estate located in their state of choice.

They are the players that won the nineteen ninety four African Cup of Nations in Tunusia.

President Muhammadu Buhari said this while commissioning the National Housing project phase one at the three arms zone Eastern Bypass Maitumbi Minna Niger state.

Repesented by the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Ambassador Zubairu Dada President Muhammadu Buhari expressed satisfaction that the promise Nigeria made to these patriotic Nigerians has been redeemed even if bilatedly.

According to him the housing project is an example of the fulfilment  of that promise of change and applauded  Niger state government for providing the land. 

President Muhammadu said the Federal Government has issued a maintainance contracts to small businesses to ensure that they  are maintained and kept in good repair.

He however said ordinary Nigerian at the bottom of pyramid such as artisans builders food vendors skilled and unskilled workers were not left out of this economic value chain even though they cannot meet every Nigerian in person but Federal Government economic policies and investment in infrastructure such as National Housing programmes will impact positively on lives of many.

Niger state Governor Alh Abubakar Sani Bello represented by his Deputy Ahmed Mohammed Ketso explained that the phase one eighty housing units programme of Federal Government will go along way in alleviating the challenges of housing in Niger state.

Alh Abubakar Sani Bello added that through a National Housing Funds which every Nigerian above twenty one in paid employment to a low interest is entitled to government funded loan through Federal Mortgage.

Also read: Buhari allocates houses to 1994 Super Eagles squad

Reporting by Aliyu Lawal, Editing by Omotola Oguneye