Dangote Presidential C’ttee To Build Houses For Victims Of 2012 Floods

aThe Presidential Committee on Flood Relief and Rehabilitation (PCFRR) has concluded plans to build new houses to replace the ones washed away by the floods.

The committee, co-chaired by President of Dangote Group of Companies, Alhaji Aliko Dangote and legal icon, Mr Olisa Agbakoba (SAN), in a statement said it has called on reputable companies to submit bids for building of houses as well as provision of essential amenities in the 22 affected states.

The states are Abia, Adamawa, Anambra, Bauchi, Benue, Cross River, Delta, Edo, Imo, Jigawa, Kano, Kaduna, Katsina, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara,  Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau, Rivers and Taraba.

Also, beside the construction of houses, the committee called for bidding for the provision of potable water in the affected states.

The scope of work according to the statement includes construction of units of 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom flats and community centres in the affected states.

The project includes procurement and installation of mobile solar powered packaged water treatment plant and mobile generator powered water treatment plant, procurement and installation of solar powered hand pumps and rehabilitation of existing boreholes.

The 34-man committee, which was inaugurated by President Goodluck Jonathan is charged with raising N100 billion to assist victims of the devastating 2012 floods.

Already, the committee which has been able to raise N11.35 billion, has threatened to publish the names of individuals and corporate organizations yet to redeem their pledges.

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