The Kano State Government has approved over N39 million for clearing of drains in Kano metrpolis.

The state Commissioner for Information , Malam Muhammad Garba , announced this while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting in Kano on Thursday.

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Garba said the exercise was necessary to prevent possible flooding and to guard against possible outbreak of communicable diseases in the area.

According to him, the council has also approved N61 million for the revalidation of approval in respect of teaching skills programme.

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He also said that the state government had approved N18 million for three rounds of polio Immunisation Plus Days campaign in the state.

“The state government has also approved N41 million for Kano Pillars Football Club players and technical crew as outstanding bonuses,” the commissioner said.

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He emphasised the determination of the state government to develop infrastructure as part of efforts to improve the welfare of the people.