Why I sold-out Nasarawa Properties in Kaduna, Jos, Lagos – Al-makura

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Why I sold-out Nasarawa Properties in Kaduna, Jos, Lagos - Al-makura

Why I sold-out Nasarawa Properties in Kaduna, Jos, Lagos – Al-makura

Umaru Tanko Al-Makura, the Outgoing governor of Nasarawa State, has given explanations as to why he sold out the state government assets located in Jos, Kaduna and Lagos state, is to fund the construction of an ultra-modern Nasarawa state liason office in Abuja.

Governor Al-Makura, who made this known in Abuja while commissioning the new state government liason office, stated that those properties in Jos and Lagos are not useful to the state government.

The governor also stated that he is fulfilled that he was able to implement a number of legacy projects and delivered on his promised to run a government of inclusion that has left no resident and area of the state behind.

He explained that the complex was first conceived in the year 2005, with a completion period of 30 months, but was abandoned since 2008 at a 60% completion.

“When we resumed office, we re-awarded the construction of the complex to KCC construction Ltd in 2018, with a completion period of 12 months at the sum of N1.1billion,” Al-Makura explained.

The project will be an additional source of income to the state due to its strategic location at central business district of the FCT.

The complex has a total facilities of 115 accommodation rooms, 35 lettable office rooms, one banquet hall, one exhibition room, one kitchen and restaurant, one office apartment of the executive governor of the state.

“This project and its completion was possible from the proceeds of the sale of Nasarawa State moribund assets laying waste in Lagos, Jos and Kaduna states, for it will be more economically viable and will serve the interest of the state much more better,” he said

Why I sold-out Nasarawa Properties in Kaduna, Jos, Lagos – Al-makura

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