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KNSG to ensure proper utilization of facilities meant for public use.

From: MUKHTAR YAHAYA SHEHU

Kano State Government say it will ensure proper use of Parks and Gardens designed for public use within the government and private layouts to avoid encroachment and diversion.

The state commissioner of land and regional planning, Alhaji Adamu Aliyu Kibiya disclosed this when he received Director General Kano State urban beautification and landscaping agency, Architect Yusuf Danjuma Zarewa who called on him.

The commissioner expressed dismay over the habit of encroachment and diversion of facilities meant for public purposes to individual use in some government layouts.

In a statement signed by the information officer State Ministry for Land and Regional Planning Murtala Shehu Umar said, Alhaji Adamu Kibiya pointed out that the state government will hand over facilities designed in it’s layouts to the appropriate authorities to avoid future encroachment and diversion.

The commissioner promised to ensure all facilities are being utilize in accordance with what they have been planned for. Added that, the state government will not condone such act of encroachment and diversion of public facilities any more.

Earlier, the Director General of Kano State Urban Beatification and Landscaping Agency, Architect Zarewa said, they were at the Ministry to congratulate the commissioner and also to lay a complain over the mass encroachment and diversion of recreational facilities within the government layouts and find ways to avoid future occurrences.

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