…as 708 SUBEB staff get N401m
By Mosunmola Ayobami, Kwara
Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Monday flagged off the presentation of cheques to 463 beneficiaries of the home renovation loan scheme of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria.
“This home renovation loan scheme is basically an initiative of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria that many of you have enrolled in. You have played your own role by enrolling in the scheme.
“That is you trusting the system to work for you. That is you playing your own role as patriotic citizens and as workers.
“For you to benefit from this loan, however, your state government must stand as your guarantor.
“And we gladly did because we trust that you have also worked to earn our trust,” AbdulRazaq said at the event attended by civil servants from across ministries, departments, and agencies in the state,” the governor said..
Represented by the Deputy Governor, Mr Kayode Alabi, the governor promised to mobilise available resources and grab every opportunity to improve the wellbeing of the civil servants as well as the ordinary citizens.
“Without workers, nothing meaningful gets done. For this reason, we will always mobilise available resources and grab every opportunity to improve the wellbeing of the civil servants as well as the ordinary citizens.
“This event is another testimony of the resolve of this administration to grab every opportunity to make our workers happy,” he added.
AbdulRazaq appealed to civil servants to continue to trust the government and work with the administration to build a sustainable future for all of Kwara people.
The state Head of Service, Modupe Oluwole said the present administration is doing everything possible to tap all available opportunities and resources from both governmental and non-governmental organisations for the benefit of the people.
Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Ahmed Dangiwa, who was represented by the Deputy Genetal Manager, Ibrahim Nafada, explained that the loan window affords Nigerians who are contributors to the National Housing Fund an opportunity to access mortgage loans to renovate or improve existing properties which are personally owned by them or through family ownership.
Dangiwa announced that the bank had approved a sum of N401,145,000 for 708 member of staff of Kwara State Universal Basic Education which will be credited to individual beneficiaries’ accounts after execution of all other conditions precedence to disbursement.