Kano state executive council approved over 2.5 billion naira for the construction and upgrading of four health facilities at the newly created four Emirates’ headquarters.
The four newly created Emirates are Karaye, Rano, Bichi, and Gaya.
A statement by the state Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba and made available to newsmen in Kano, said the approval was part of the outcome of the third state executive Council meeting held at Council Chambers, Government House, Kano.
He further revealed that the council had also approved the award of contract for the equipping and furnishing of the upcoming state Cancer center at the cost of over 4.2 billion naira to improve healthcare delivery in the state.
The commissioner said that the Council had also given approval for the establishment of a boarding Girls’ Science and Technical College at Ganduje in Dawakin Tofa local government area at the cost of 165.2 million naira as well as appropriation of the sum of 30.6 million naira for the hosting of the first session of the Nigerian Youth Parliament.