Jigawa state executive council has approved for the award of contracts in the state education sector and road project to the tune of over N10.8 billion.
The state commissioner for information youth sport and culture Alhaji Bala Ibrahim revealed this while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the state executive council meeting
He explained that, the projects include a 5.5km road from Koko to Fayam fayam at the cost of N740,905,000, and the dualization of Fanisau to unity Pentagon with length of 11.5km at the total contract sum of 6.7billion Naira.
According to him, the council also approved the construction of the road network at Jigawa College of Remedial Studies Babura which is about 3km at the cost of N669,857,639.
Hon Bala added that, the sum of N117,357,174 was approved to the State Islamic Education Bureau for the construction of classroom blocks in some Arabic secondary schools across the state.
“The council also approved the renovation of 10 number Nomadic schools which include Gofawa, Maikantu, Gardoisa, Durina, Jadade, Bagamudu and five others at the cost of N29,766,506”
“The council approved for the award of co tract for the construction of additional hostels mechanical and electrical installation in Babura School of Nursing and Midwifery at the cost of 424,899,097. Construction of road network and staff quarters at the Hadejia Specialist hospital at the cost of N690,444,421 and N455,983,409 respectively.
He said, Others include wall fencing in some schools and hospitals, construction of additional classroom blocks, procurement of workshop consumables in all science secondary schools in the state.
The commissioner than reiterated the commitment of the state government to ensure conducive atmosphere for teaching and learning in the state and provision of other critical infrastructure for social and economic wellbeing of Jigawa citizens.
“We have completed all the inherited projects and we also embarked on new ones, I am assuming the general public that, Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar led administration will continue utilizing the state resources judiciously for delivering the state to promised Land” Hon Ibrahim declared