By Mohammed Nur
Kano – Kano State Government has approved more than N29 million for the training of Fulani milkmaids on modern milk processing.
The Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, made the disclosure when he briefed newsmen on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting in Kano on Thursday.
He said that the exercise was aimed at training young Fulani milkmaids on modern milk processing and storage.
Garba said the council also approved N178 million for the payment of 2016/2017 academic session tuition fees for undergraduates of the state origin at Igbinideon University, Okada, in Edo.
He said the council also approved N42 million for the construction of drainage in Darmanawa and Gandun Sarki in Tarauni local government areas.
The commissioner said that the council approved one billion naira for the reconstruction of the 12.3km road from Tanye to Dubagau in Kabo Local Government Area.
He added: “N781 million was awarded for the rehabilitation of Gidan Maza western bye-pass road in Kumbotso Local Government Area.
“Also, N91.6 million has been awarded to provide Gandu and sharada street light.”
Garba said that the council also approved N25 million for the supply of 350 KVA generator and the repair of two faulty generators in Abubakar Rimi Television station.
He also said that the meeting approved N12 million for the maintenance of a mast at the television station.