Jigawa Govt approves _5bn for township roads construction

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From ABDULLAHI YAKUBU,  Dutse
In an effort to fulfil his promise during th electioneering campaigns  the Jigawa State government has  approved the sum of over five  billion naira for the construction of  six  Township Roads  across the state.
The state Commissioner of Information Alhaji  Babandi  Ibrahim Gumel disclosed this shortly after  the state executive council meeting held at the Government House  yesterday.
According to the Commissioner ,  the  local governments to benefit from the Township Roads include Gwaram,  Karkarna,  Kiri  Kassamma , Taura,  and  Gwiwa  local government Councils  adding that  the council has also approved  two Hundred and seventy  nine million for the six consultancy firms assigned  to handle the road construction work..
Gumael revealed  that  over one Hundred and twelve million was approved  to serve as a  palliative measure to   agricultural sector   and the plights  of the flood disaster victims across the state adding that the sum of  thirty three million was released  for the rehabilitation and renovation of Kafin Hausa School, for Remedial Studies  and procurement  of Science laboratory equipment  across the state.
The Commissioner also  revealed that  over  forty three  million Naira was  released  for the renovation of Staff quarters in Dutse, Gawuna, and Baure  among others.
He said that the EXCO had received a report  of the  committee  on Hadejia  Internally Generated Revenue and proper attention would be given on the recommendations made by the  committee  adding that the council also noted with  delight the brilliant performance of one of the female students of the  Bamaina Academy  School for the gifted  Hajiya Hauwa Lawan who participated  in the recently concluded  national competetion and clinched  second position.

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