Gov. Yusuf approves N854m for mass wedding in Kano

The Kano State Government has N854 million for the first phase of the Auren Zaurawa Mass Wedding Initiative in the State.

The State Governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf in a statement via his Twitter account on Thursday disclosed that the approval was part of the decisions reached by the Kano State Executive Council during its meeting on Wednesday.

He noted that the Council also set up a committee on the pension arrears of retirees from the State Civil Service and also approved the rehabilitation of three pedestrian bridges in the State.

The Governor further stated that the Council also approved the constitution of a special committee to settle outstanding pension arrears for retirees from the Kano State Civil Service.

It also approved the rehabilitation of three non pedestrian bridges at Bayero University, Kano Old Campus; Aminu Kano College of Legal and Islamic Studies; and the Sa’adatu Rimi University of Education.

Yusuf noted that the State Executive Council has approved the release of the sum of N700 million to settle tuition fees for 7,000 students of Bayero University, Kano.

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