Kebbi approves N12.6bn for projects

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BIRNIN KEBBI – The Kebbi State Government has approved N12.6 for the execution of education, water and roads projects.

The state Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Sani Kanya, told newsmen in Birnin Kebbi Thursday that the State Executive council approved N7 for the purchase of text books for SSS and JSS students.

He said N2 would also be spent the construction of the 40km Suru-Zengelu road while N1.6 would be spent on constructing the 26km Katari-Kechi road.

“The sum of N865 million would be expended construction of a 30km road from Dakingari to Maitambari,” he said.

He said N57 million was allocated for the purchase of an ambulance and a towing truck with accessories for the newly constructed international airport.

The commissioner also said N670 million would be spent the improvement of rural water supply in addition to the Japanese and Federal Government water supply facilities received by the state.

“The Government Girls Secondary School located in Yauri Local Government Area that had witnessed several incidents would be relocated to Warra, ’’ he said. (NAN)