The Katsina state Executive council has approved for the execution of various projects amounting to over fifteen point six billion naira for the socio- economic wellbeing of people in the state.
The state commissioner for works, housing and Transport, Engineer Tasi’u Dandagoro disclosed during a press briefing shortly after the executive council meeting presided over by Governor Aminu Bello Masari .
According to the commissioner, the projects include the asphalt lay on existing nine surface dressed roads across the state including the provision of shoulders on the roads.
Such roads, he said included Tudun Iya- Maska- Dandume road; Fago- Dannakola- Rijiyar Tsamiya road; Dogon Marke- Yari bori- Kafur road and Malumfashi- Dankanjiba- Mahuta road.
Others, according to Engineer Tasi’u Dandagoro include Batsari- Jibiya road; Dandume- Sabuwa road and Tama- Bindawa- Charanchi roads.
The rest of the roads, he said include Bakori- Kandarawa; Eka- Kadandani- kuraye – Yargamji as well as Mararrabar Sayaya- Sayaya- Mazoji- Tashar Icce roads.
Engineer Tasi’u Dandagoro announced that Katsina state government will this year construct 150 affordable housing units at the total sum of 1.932 billion naira.
The works commissioner also announced that 38 reinforce concrete line drains will be constructed in communities that are prone to flood in the state.