Jigawa approves N4bn for roads, TV equipment 


The  Jigawa state  Executive  Council  yesterday approved the Sum  of  4 billion naira  for the construction of ten Feeder Roads and installation of equipment  for the newly established Television Station  in the state.
The state Commissioner for Information Alhaiji Babandi Ibrahim Gumel ,  dropped  the hint shortly after the state Executive Council meeting held at the Government House. According to him, the resolve to construct the Feeder roads covering  a sizeable number of villages in some  local governments areas  of the state had became imperative in view of the need for such roads  to ease transportation and boost commercial  activities of the people at the grassroots levels.
He identified  the villages to enjoy from the feeder  roads as  Limawa  to Galamawa at the cost of  Sixty Eight million,  Yalo to Uguwar Jibirin in  Kaugama local government  area  at the cost of Eighty  six  ,million  Garki to Jangari to to Muku to Kanya,in Garki local government area  at the cost Five Hundred and Sixty two million  Guri,  to Adiyani, in Guri local government  at the cost of one Hundred and Seventy Five million and Lambar  Zauma  to Zaumar  Mauhata to Diwigi to Gwiwa at the cost of one Hundred and Ninety  five million, Gantsa to Jijiyo to Ahoto  in Buji Local government  area  of the state at cost of over one Hundred and Seven  million .
He  said  Ayama  junction  to Ayama  town at the cost of over  Two Hundred and and Eight million in Auyo local government, Arbus to  Girbobo in Kaugama local government  at  the Cost of Four Hundred and Forty  Two  million. Other  Feeder roads include Idanduna  Kadowana in Jahun  local government area  at  the cost of over Four Hundred and Eleven million  while Jibori to G}Alaye  to Madachi at the cost of ninety five million two Hundred and twenty five  thousand.
On the installation of the state TV insulators, he said the contractor is expected to provide them within Eight  after the signing of the contractual   agreement in order to guarantee the smooth take of the station. Adding that three Emirates  namely  Hadejia , Gumel  and  Kazaure are to benefit.
The commissioner stated further that over  Ninety Four million was released to FM Andaza  for  the renovation  and upgrading of operation with equipment and  Seven Hundred  million to SUBEB for the repairs of some Secondary Schools


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