FG To Build 500 Houses To Resettle IDPs In Zamfara

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The Federal Government has spoken of plans for a 500-household resettlement layout for peopled displaced in Zamfara. The federal commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Garba Mohammed, spoke during the distribution of relief material to the Internally Displaced Persons in the state on Thursday. He said Zamfara state had been chosen to be part of the housing development project which would complement the state government’s RUGA project. “The household resettlement will be fully equipped with facilities and livelihood support schemes. We are keen on moving this project to next level in Zamfara state and I would like to obtain your approval for the allocation of 50 hectares of land in safe zone as follow up to our request earlier,” he said. “The commission has taken this as a priority, and we have gone far in this regard. We have received commitments from Borno, Katsina and Adamawa states to grant us 50 hectares of land so that lives will be transformed and dignity restored,” he added.




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