Katsina State government under the leadership of Governor Aminu Bello Masari has earmarked fund for the construction of 150 housing units to be located near the Federal Medical Centre, Katsina.
The General Manager of the State Housing Authority, Alhaji Salisu Abubakar Daura who signed the contract on behalf of the State government said the houses when completed will reduce the Housing deficit in the State.
Alhaji Salisu also explained that the project comprises of 100 3-bedrooms and 50 2-bedroom apartments which will cost N13.7m and N11.4m each respectively.
According to him, all the project will cost the State government at least N1.9bn and will be executed in between 6 to 22 by 10 various construction companies.
He also stated that arrangement by the government with some estate developers for the construction of additional 100 houses is underway.