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Sokoto Govt. approves N4.6 bn for schools, road projects

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Sokoto Govt. approves N4.6 bn for schools, road projects

The Sokoto State Government has approved N4.6 billion for the construction of two newly established schools and a road projects.


The Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Isa Bajini, made the disclosure in a statement by Muhammad Bello, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, on Friday in Sokoto.

Bajini disclosed that the projects were ratified by the State Executive Council (SEC) at its meeting in Sokoto.

Breaking down the figures, Bajini said that N2.4 billion was approved for the Government Girls Science Academy, Kasarawa and another N2 billion for the construction of the Abdullahi Barau Government Secondary School, Dogon Daji, respectively.

He said: “The sum of N212 million was approved for the construction of an 8.7 km Kwanar Kimba-Zamau Road in Dange Shuni and Kware Local Governments Areas of the state.

“Moreover; 15 junior secondary schools have been selected to serve as feeder to the new Girls Science Academy, Kasarawa.

“Upon completion, the school is expected to be a special science and technology hub for girls in the state.”

The commissioner revealed further that the SEC also approved a draft bill for the establishment of a Malaria Elimination Agency, to be presented to the House of Assembly for considerations.

Muhammad Bello: is a graduate and a professionally trained journalist, with experience in national news reporting/editing and verification at the News Agency of Nigeria. NNN is a Nigerian online news portal that publishes breaking news in Nigeria, and across the world. Our journalists are honest, fair, accurate, thorough and courageous in gathering, reporting and interpreting news in the best interest of the public, because truth is the cornerstone of journalism and they strive diligently to ascertain the truth in every news report. Contact: editor[at]nnn.com.ng

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