Kaduna Assembly approves additional funding for state varsity

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– The Thursday approved additional N2.07 billion for the owned .

This followed the passage of first supplementary capital estimate for the .

The request for the supplementary was forwarded by Gov. Mukhtar Yero to the legislature.

The governor had said that the N2.07 billion would be secured from the Tertiary Trust Fund.

“The amount would be spent infrastructure development aimed at improving facilities for conducive teaching, research and learning.”

The house, at its sitting presided by the Deputy , Mr Peter Adamu, unanimously approved the request.

The Chairman, House Committee , Alhaji Yakubu Yusuf, told newsmen after the sitting that the money would greatly help the to discharge its mandate.

Yusuf said the amount would also cover research farms, library and the development of a teaching hospital. (NAN)