Kano state Executive Council has approved the release of
N245, 782, 920.00 million for the settlement of the excess workload for the
period of three academic sessions to the Academic Staff Union (ASUU) and Senior
Non-Teaching Staff of the State University of Science and Technology, Wudil.
Briefing newsmen on the outcome of the state Executive
Council Meeting held at the Council Chambers of the Government House, Kano, the
state commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba said staff of the
university have not been paid the due as stipulated in the 2019 agreement
between the federal government and ASUU.
He said funds amounting to the sum of N552, 032, 574.50 million
has also been approved for the rehabilitation of Kafin Chiri Dam (Phase) in
Garko local government.
Malam Garba pointed out that the council has okayed the
release of N122, 399, 563.85 for the furnishing and supply of office essentials
for the newly completed office complex at Shari’a Court department, Audu Bako
The commissioner stated that the council has also approved
the sum of N121, 572, 866.46 million for the award of contract on erosion and
washout control at various locations in Garko local government area.
The council, he said, has also approved the release of N38,
000, 000.00 million for the replacement of solar batteries and panels at 50
enrolment centres of the National Identity Management Commission across the
Other approvals by the council include the release of N16,
135, 000.00 million for the upgrade of vocational acquisition programmes.
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