The Kano State Government has approved N37m for the purchase and distribution of UTME forms to 5,000 prospective candidates in the State.
This was disclosed by state Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, while addressing newsmen in Kano on Tuesday.
He said the council had also approved more than N30m for the renovation of Dandalama Secondary School at Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area of the state.
The commissioner also said more than N31m was approved for the rehabilitation of Gwagwarwa Shariah court.
He said: “The council also approved N80m for the purchase of the first phase of equipment for the resuscitation of Triumph Newspapers and the constitution of 10-man Management Committee.
“More than N247m for the rehabilitation of Niger, Yoruba, Hausa and Igbo roads in Sabon Gari area of Fage Local Government area.
“More than N476m was also approved for the rehabilitation of road networks within Janbulo quarters along Gwarzo Road.
“The council has released N145m for the purchase of delivery Kits at Hospitals across the state and more than N64m for the purchase of Toyota Hilux for the operation of Hisba Board.”
The commissioner added that these measures were part of the government’s initiatives to improve the welfare of the people.