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KNSG Satisfied SOT Permanent site’s Construction — Dr Bunkure

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

The Kano State Government KNSG says it was satisfied with the level of work of the newly construction of the proposed permanent site of the School of Technology (SOT) Kano located at Gwamai village in Dawakin Tofa local government area.

This was made known by the State Commissioner Ministry for Higher Education, Dr. Mariya Mahmoud Bunkure when she paid an inspection visit to the site.

Dr. Mariya Bunkure, explained that the project is earlier approved by the Federal government, following request made by State government in order to provide opportunity to the teeming youth to acquire accessible and sound education.

The Federal government via the Tertiary Institution Trust Fund (TETFUND) programme approved the released of N700 millions to construct administrative block and lecture halls in the proposed site.

In a statement signed by Chief Public Relations Officer, Kano state ministry of Higher Education Sanusi Abdullahi Kofar Na’isa quoted Dr Bunkure as explaining that the state governmenta has provided 65 hectaers of land and approved the sum of N170 million for the construction of fencing walls and gates.

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The Commissioner thanked the Federal and State governments for financial and moral support towards actualizing the gigantic project which identified will go along way in accomplishing Ganduje’s administration program of “Free and Compulsory Education”.

Dr. Mariya Bunkure, emphasised that while complishing the work it will assist greatly in providing opportunity to admit more students in the school especially from the northern part of the Kano State.

“I enjoyed people of Kano North to use the facility by allowing their children to further their education up to the tertiary institution” she said.

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On their separate remarks the TETFUD contractor and it’s counterpart handing the State project Bello Kasim Bello and Shehu Uba Yakasai said the work has reached 60-70% completion and all the needed materials are on the ground, assuring government that the work would be completed by January 2023.

During the inspection visit the Honorable Commissioner is accompanied with Permanent Secretary, Alhaji Dahiru Adda’u, directors from the ministry of Higher Education, some management of Kano State Polytechnic among others.

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