Gov Ganduje Approves 2bn for Inland Dry Port Project, Establishment of Anti-corruption Institute
INFOMEDIA – Kano state government has approved over N2. 3bn for the provision of critical infrastructure at the proposed site for the development of Inland Dry Port at Zawachiki in Kumbotso local government area of the state.
Speaking to journalists on the outcome of the weekly council meeting, held at Africa House, Government House, Kano, the state commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba says the council also revisited the issue of the light rail project and revalidated the N 1 billion aspects of design works earlier approved in 2017.
A statement issued by Malam Muhammad Garba on Saturday said that the council equally approved the amended external loan of 684, 100,100.00 Euros for the project.
The statement announced the council’s approval for the establishment of Kano state Anti – Corruption Institute as part of the administration”s effort to strengthen its fight against corruption.
The sum of N429, 248, 588.00 million has been okayed for the 2020 Routine Immunization Work Plan,’’ said the statement.
According to the statement, approval has also been given for the release of the sum of N11, 344, 000.00 for the conduct of Batch ‘C’ N-Power enrolment exercise to be coordinated by the Office of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG).
The statement added that during the council meeting, which is the 12th into the second tenure of the administration of Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, also deliberated on the Report of the COVID-19 outbreak response.