The Kano State Government on Tuesday said it had approved over N104 million as tuition fees to 359 state-sponsored students at Al-Qalam University, Katsina.

The state Commissioner for Information, Hajiya Ladidi Garko, said this while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting in Kano.

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Garko said the council had also approved N16.5 million for the purchase of tools and equipments for new Technical Colleges in Tofa, Doguwa and Sumaila local government areas.

She also said that the council approved N117 million for the construction of Ceremonial City Tower and landscaping project at Kofar-Naisa in the metropolis.

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“The council also approves N1million as medical assistance to victims of Jumat Mosque bomb blast.

“The council further approves N22.7 million for construction of security toll gates at Tumfafi and Dawanau in Kumbotso”, she said.

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According to her, another N2.4 million is set aside for the state’s participation at the 2015 Shell/NNPC Cup.

She said the government was more than prepared to reduce the infrastructure deficit in the state and improve the wellbeing of the people.


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