Categories: Local

Kano Govt Approves N490m To Avert Collapse Of Bridge

Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje.


The Kano State Government has approved N490 million to avert the collapse of a bridge in the state.

Channels Television learned that the money is meant for the extension of Shimar Bridge along Karfi-Rano Road to avoid total cut-off of the road in the face of heavy downpour being recorded during this rainy season.

The State Executive Council also gave approval for the proposed construction and establishment of an ultra-modern and Multi-Purpose Shopping Mall at former Daula Hotel premises, located at Murtala Muhammad Way by Mudatex Mudassir and Brothers Ltd.

Briefing journalists on the outcome of the meeting which held at the Government House on Friday, the Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, said N338.9m has also been approved as the counterpart fund for the implementation of the 2020 Health Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Work Plan for improving healthcare delivery.

He explained that the council also made other approvals including the release of funds for the award of contract for the revised estimated cost of N724.1m for quantity adjust upward of the Underpass and Flyover at Dangi Roundabout along Zaria Road among others.

Also, the state government released N27m for the production of two million assorted seedlings for venue, departmental and institutional planting, and distribution to farmers.

Ignatius Igwe

Disqus Comments Loading...
Published by
Ignatius Igwe
Tags: Abdullahi Ganduje Bridge Kano

Recent Posts

  • Headlines

BREAKING: Buhari Backs ECOWAS 12-Month Ultimatum For Transition To Civilian Rule In Mali

  President Muhammadu Buhari has given his backing to the declaration by the Economic Community of West African States demanding…

3 mins ago
  • Headlines
  • Local

Lagos Helicopter Crash: AIB Recovers Blackbox, Begins Investigation

    The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has recovered the BlackBox of the helicopter that crashed into a residential building…

35 mins ago
  • Sports

Premier League Side Crystal Palace Sign Super Eagles Prospect Ebere Eze

    Eberechi Eze became Roy Hodgson's most expensive signing in his time as Crystal Palace manager on Friday, joining…

2 hours ago
  • Headlines

Helicopter Crash Kills Two, Injures One In Lagos

   A helicopter crash has killed two people and critically injured one person in the Opebi area of Lagos…

3 hours ago
  • Sports

Ibrahimovic Agrees To Play Another Season At AC Milan For 7m Euros

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic will remain at AC Milan next season having reached agreement on a new deal reportedly worth…

3 hours ago
  • Business

Financial Inclusion: CBN Directs Licence Payment Service Banks To Reach Unbanked Persons

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has issued guidelines for licensing and regulation of Payment Service Banks (PSBs) as…

3 hours ago