By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Kano state Executive Council has approved the sum of N452, 178, 656.20 for the execution of projects under the health and environmental sectors.
The commissioner for Information, Youth and Culture, Malam Muhammad Garba is quoted in a statement as saying while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the meeting held at the Council Chambers of the Government House that the projects, which will gulp the sum of N253, 349, 802.40, include flood and erosion control at Zangon Marikita and Garo town in Ungogo and Kabo local government areas of the state.
He said the council has also approved the sum of N84, 296, 570. 91 for the provision of equipment and furnishing of Rimin Gado Comprehensive Health Centre; construction of primary Healthcare Centre at Dorayi-Gabas in Gwale local government; completion of construction work for some structures and rehabilitation at Sharada Primary Healthcare Centre; equipping and furnishing of Getso Cottage Hospital in Kabo local government.
The commissioner further indicates that the sum of N21, 000, 000:00 million has been okayed for the purchase of Comprehensive Islamic Studies books 1-3 for junior secondary schools in the state.
Malam Muhammad Garba says the council has approved the sum of N27, 237, 500 for the procurement of the introduced standardized bowls (Mudu) for distribution to the public.