Kano state executive council has approved the sum of N2, 300, 000, 604.24 billion for the provision of critical infrastructure at the proposed site for the development of Inland Dry Port at Zawachiki in Kumbotso local government area.
In a press statement in Kano Sunday, Commissioner for Information, Comrade Muhammad Garba, said the council also revisited the issue of the light rail project and revalidated the N 1 billion aspect of design works earlier approved in 2017.
He stated that the council also approved the amended external loan of 684, 100,100.00 Euros for the project.
He announced the council’s approval for the establishment of Kano state Anti – Corruption Institute as part of the administration’s effort to strengthen its fight against corruption.
The commissioner further stated that the sum of N429, 248, 588.00 million has been Okayed for the 2020 Routine Immunization Work Plan.
He said approval has also been given for the release of the sum of N11, 344, 000.00 for the conduct of Batch ‘C’ N-Power enrolment exercise to be coordinated by the Office of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG).