President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday was in Maiduguri, Borno State, to commission the newly built teachers’ quarters by Babagana Umara Zulum, Borno State Governor.
The quarters is located in Bulumkutu, along airport road and is one of over 600 capital projects delivered by Governor Zulum.
The landscaped teachers’ quarters comprise of 24 units of furnished two-bedroom flats in six blocks of storey-buildings, fully fenced and interlocked.
The quarters, aside dozens of houses built by the Zulum led administration at premises of secondary schools across the State is to increase teachers’ access to housing.
However, Buhari arrived at the teachers’ quarters minutes past 12 noon in the company of Governor Zulum, Deputy Governor Umar Usman Kadafur, APC’s Vice Presidential candidate, Senator Kashim Shettima, some National Assembly members from Borno State, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, MD of the Northeast Development Commission, and top Government officials.
The President, who was scheduled to visit the Shehu of Borno, Abubakar Ibn Umar Garbai Al-Amin El Kanemi, is also in Maiduguri to commemorate the 2022 World Humanitarian Day organized by the Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.
Buhari is expected to unveil a special food distribution to families displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency, while he will also commission 500 resettlement homes for IDPs built by the FG in Molai, an outskirt of Maiduguri.
The houses are part of 10,000 resettlement houses approved by President Buhari in 2021, from which over 6,000 houses have so far been completed.