The Kano State Government has approved N34.6 million for the expansion of Bichi Township Water Supply Scheme to boost water supply in the town.
Commissioner for Information, Mallam Mohammed Garba, said this in a statement issued to newsmen in Kano, the state capital, on Friday, January 18, 2019.
According to the commissioner, the State Executive Council gave the approval during its weekly meeting held on Thursday at the Government House, Kano.
He said the expansion of the scheme in the town would check the persistent water shortage and alleviate the suffering of the residents in getting safe drinking water.
Garba said the council also approved N19. 9 million for conducting 2018/2019 mass livestock vaccination.
He said the vaccination would be against Rabies in dogs, Contagious Bovine Pleuro-Pneumonia (CBPP) in cattle and Paste Des Petit Ruminant (PPR) in sheep and goats.
He said N15.1 million was approved for the conduct of IJMB examination, affiliation and marking fees for 2018/2019 session at Rabi’u Musa Kwankwaso College of Art and Remedial Studies (CARS), Tudun Wada.
The commissioner further stated that N20 million was also approved for the conduct of the 2019 IJMB examination scheduled between Jan. 29 and Feb. 19 at the state College of Education and Preliminary Studies.
By Tukur Muntari