Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State says the state government is seeking to provide 1,000 affordable housing units for low-income earners.

The Governor who made this known during a meeting with the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Family Homes Fund, Mr. Femi Adewole, in Abuja, said under the affordable housing scheme, the project would comprise of 1, 2, and 3 bedroom houses.

Mr. Adewole said because Gombe State has met all necessary requirements for the implementation of the scheme, it would soon receive the needed funds to facilitate the commencement of the project.

According to Mr. Adewole, the agency, in conjunction with Governor Yahaya, will agree on a date for the groundbreaking ceremony, which will signal the commencement of the construction of the 1000 housing units by the Inuwa-led administration in Gombe State.

The Family Homes Fund is an initiative of the Federal Government that facilitates affordable housing delivery by entering into specific partnerships with supportive State Governments, developers, and International partners and agencies to provide technical support and financing for project implementation.