Governor Aminu Bello Masari has appointed Alhaji Salisu Mamman, the Chairman Continental Foundation as the Chairman, Katsina state Exploration and Mining Company Limited (KEMCO).
In the appointment letter signed by The Secretary to the state Government, Mustapha Inuwa on behalf of the Governor said, “The appointment is in recognition of the outstanding qualities and performance Alhaji Salisu Mamman exhibited over the years in the services in the services of the government and the people of Katsina state”.
Alhaji Salisu launched the building of 350 seat capacity assembly hall, a 10 million Naira Economic Empowerment for 1000 women, and 7 million Naira scholarship support for 700 students from Rimi Local Government area.
According to him, the 10 million Naira Economic Empowerment was meant to increase access to wealth by the rural womenfolk in Rimi local government.
Similarly, Alhaji Salisu Kadandani said the 7 million Naira scholarship support was to reduce the frustration felt by talented qualified and willing youths to enhance their tertiary education.
He said that the 350 seat capacity Assembly Hall would help to serve as a platform for the conduct of WAEC, NECO and NABTEB examinations.