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Jigawa: Governor Badaru seeks assembly’s approval to access N18.7b loan



Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa State has written the state Home of Meeting searching for for his or her approval to entry N18.7 billion mortgage.

This was contained in a letter despatched to the state meeting and browse earlier than the ground of the home by the bulk chief of the home, Alhaji Habu Maigatari.

He stated the governor stated the inner mortgage will likely be used to cushion the consequences of mortgage fee by the federal authorities.

The letter obtained by DAILY POST with the title “supply Bridging Finance to cushion the impact of mortgage fee by the federal authorities” was signed by the Appearing Governor Alhaji Umar Namadi.


“I’m happy to tell the Honourable Speaker that the state authorities is in receipt of a letter from the federal ministry of finance, price range and nationwide planning notifying us of the gracious approval of the president for bridging mortgage facility of about N656.112 billion accessible to 35 out of 36 states of the federation”.

“The full mortgage quantity to Jigawa State is over 18.746 Billion naira to be paid in 30 years with 9% curiosity yearly on month-to-month compensation mode and moraterium interval of two years” the assertion stated.

The Home, nonetheless, unanimously accepted the governor’s request to entry the mortgage for the event of the state.

Majority chief of the Home and member representing Maigatari Alhaji Habu Muhammad, stated with the mortgage, there could be no different deduction from the month-to-month federal allocation and that will enable the state authorities to execute extra growth initiatives for its residents.

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