Zulum Commissions Nasarawa Technology Village

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Governor of Borno State, Babagana Zulum has commissioned the 100 housing units constructed by the Nasarawa State government.
The facility located at Aso Pada, Karu local government area of the state is tagged: “Nasarawa Technology Village (NTV).
The 100 housing units unveiled by Governor Zulum on Monday is the first phase of the project.
Governor Zulum also laid the foundation for the second phase of the project which comprises the construction of a Technology Incubation Hub and 370 housing units.
LEADERSHIP reports that the Nasarawa Technology Village, a fusion of technology and affordable housing comprises of a housing estate and a technology hub, is a Public-private Partnership between the Nasarawa State Government and ABS Blueprint and Modern Shelter Limited which is facilitated by the Nasarawa Investment and Development Agency (NASIDA).
Speaking at the occasion, Governor Zulum commended the initiative which he described as ‘monumental’, noting that the project would enable the state leverage on its abundant mineral resources to fuel innovation and technological advancements.
In his remarks, Governor Abdullahi Sule said the project is a cornerstone of the state’s economic development agenda as it continues to work toward instituting a thriving business environment that will attract more private capital to the state to bolster the state’s economy and propel growth.
He called on the private sector to take advantage of the potential that abound in the state by partnering with the government in establishing impactful projects such as the NTV project.
The managing director of the Nasarawa Investment and Development Agency (NASIDA), Ibrahim Abdullahi said the project which portrays the success of Public-private Partnerships in Nigeria will bridge the housing deficit of the State by leveraging private sector capital and expertise.


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