Ganduje commissions 25 projects, commends Kano residents for support
Few days to his exit from office, Kano state governor, Abdullahi Ganduje has commissioned twenty 25 projects across the state.
A statement signed by the Governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar, on Thursday, said Ganduje had within the last few days occupied himself with commissioning of projects, even as thanked people of the state for their support.
The statement said some of the projects were executed through state/local governments cooperation, with a smart police station established at Rijiyar Zaki by the Ungogo local government authority.
“In many occasions during the commissioning exercises governor Ganduje commended people for the cooperation they gave to government during projects execution. As well as their prayers,” the statement said.
“The projects cut across many local governments in the state. These are health facilities, roads, schools, research institutes and state ministry for youth and sports among others.
” As he promised when he created 4 Emirate Councils from hitherto Kano Emirate Council, that the state would upgrade their general hospitals at the Emirate Headquarters, that promised was fulfilled to the fullest.
” When he commissioned General Hospitals of Gaya, Bichi and Rano Emirates of 400-bed facilities each, he reminded that “During the re-creation of these new Emirates I promised to upgrade your general hospitals to become modern with the capacity of 400 beds each.
” He had already commissioned that of Rano Emirate few months back, before he recently commissioned the 3 from the headquarteres of these Emirates.
” All the hospitals were equipped to become state-of-the-art facilities with Dentistry, Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) and Eye Clinic departments. He urged health workers to work assiduously for improving the health care system since all the needed facilities are in place.
“Among the projects commissioned are, Maulana Sheikh Mahmud Salga Road, Gashash Road, Bello Kano Terrace, Kwanar Dala – Makafin Dala Road, Bichi Township Roads, Kwanar Akuya Road, Karaye Township Roads, Gaya Township Roads, Garo Township Roads, reconstructed Ahmadu Bello Way, Dawanau Township Roads and Dungurawa-Dawakin Tofa Road.
“Other roads were that of Dawakin Tofa Township, Dawakin Tofa-Kiyawa and Kwanar Gogori.
” Other projects commissioned recently by the governor are, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje Centre for Environmental and Occupational Health Research, Technology Incubation Centre, Ahmadu Bello Way, newly constructed Ministry of Youth and Sports, Kano State Investment and Property (KSIP) Twin Plaza and Family Homes/Houses in Kura.
“Others are newly constructed 17 classrooms and office at Government Secondary School and a Police Station both in Panshekara and commissioning of 500 Units Teachers Reserve Area (TRA) Housing Programme.
” During the commissioning of Smart Police Station in Rijiyar Zaki, that was built and equipped by the Chairman of Ungogo local government, Engineer Abdullahi Ramat, governor Ganduje, who was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Usman Alhaji, commended the Chairman for the new initiative,” the statement added.
Ganduje assured that, “I will try and see that the remaining signature projects are commissioned before 29th May, before we finally leave office.
” There are multi-billion Naira all-important signature projects like Tiga Hydro Power Generation Plant, Tiga, in Bebeji local government. And Transmission of the Generated Power and Supply at Tamburawa Water Treatment Plant, in Kumbotso local government.”