Khadijat Saidu, Birnin Kebbi
The Kebbi State Government through the Ministry for Lands and Housing has commenced payment of compensation to property owners to pave way for construction of access road and drainages in Birnin Kebbi.
This was was disclosed by the Hon. Commissioner for Lands and Housing, Hon. Mahmud Muhammad Wara in Birnin Kebbi.
He said the state governor has graciously approved payment of compensation for residents whose houses were affected by construction of access roads and drainages at Bayan Oando and Tipper Garrage areas of Birnin Kebbi, Unguwan Zabarmawa Area of Birnin Kebbi and Behind Old CID Office, Malluwa.
Warra recalled that the governor recently approved the release of over N3.2 billion for construction of access roads and drainages to begin in those areas.
The Commissioner thanked Governor Bagudu for supporting his ministry in carrying out its mandate.
Cross section of the beneficiaries expressed appreciation to the governor for the prompt payment of their money.
They have also commended the officials of the Ministry for Lands and Housing for the prudent manner in which they carried out the payment exercise.
A resident of Shiyar Zabarmawa, Alhaji Aliyu Hassan thanked the governor for the exercise in Zabarmawa area.
He said residents were very Happy with the development.
Also speaking a property owner Hajiya Safiya of the same area also expressed her delight with the payment exercise.
She commended the governor for bringing development closer to their door steps particularly the provision of water, electricity and now access roads and drainages to the area.