Govt. approves N136m for outstanding scholarship

The state commissioner for Information, Mallam Muhammad Garba, announced this while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting on Friday in Kano.

Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje

The state commissioner for Information, Mallam Muhammad Garba, announced this while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting on Friday in Kano.

Garba said the gesture was part of the government’s resolve to provide scholarship to Kano indigenes pursuing academic courses at home and abroad.

According to him, the present administration was committed to funding the professional courses of Kano state indigenes.

Garba said the council had approved N56 million for the construction of additional classrooms at Almajiri Model Schools at Tsanyawa and Doguwa local government areas.

He also said that the council approved N789 million as expenditure to be incurred in 2016 Hajj operation in the state.

The commissioner said that the expenditure would cover the expenses of 99 operational staff of the state pilgrims welfare board and others.

He expressed government determination to develop infrastructure in the state as part of the initiatives to improve the welfare of the people.

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