Kano State Govt. to complete roads, critical infrastructural projects – Ganduje

Kano State Govt. to complete roads, critical infrastructural projects – Ganduje

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has promised to complete all roads and other critical infrastructural projects‎ before the end of his tenure.


He made the promise on Thursday in Kano during the celebration of Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary at Kano Pillars Stadium.


The governor said that his determination to complete the projects was aimed at turning around the fortunes of the state.


He reiterated the resolve of his administration to diligently serve the people, through the execution of good policies and programmes which would bring development to all the nooks and crannies of the state.‎‎


He said that his administration was committed to the continuous upgrade of infrastructure, particularly roads, in the state.


Ganduje stressed that the road projects would facilitate free flow of traffic in the state capital and other cities, while boosting economic activities.


He also said that the state government ‎had concluded arrangements to buy 100 buses for its Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) scheme.


“We approved N3.2 billion for the purchase of medical equipment, furniture, ICT equipment and hospital management software for the new four 400-bed hospitals‎ in the newly created emirates,” he added.


Besides, Ganduje said that the state government had awarded contracts, worth N500 million and N400 million, for ‎the establishment of the military training centre at Falgore forest and the installation of an advanced communication system at Police Headquarters in Bompai respectively.


According to him, another N500 million contract has been awarded for the installation of a modern tracking system at the office of the Directorate of State Security (DSS) in Kano.


The governor urged all Nigerians to emulate the nation’s founding fathers, who selflessly fought for the country’s independence and unity, adding that their sacrifices must not go in vain. ‎


He also appealed to the citizens to live peacefully with one another, irrespective of their ethnic, religious and political differences.

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