Kano - The Kano State Government has approved N33.3 million for the clearing of the drainage at Farm Centre, in Kano metropolis.
The state Commissioner for Water Resources, Dr Yunusa Dangwani, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on the outcome of the State Executive Council meeting in Kano on Wednesday.
He said the clearing of the drainage was necessary to prevent possible flooding in the area and to guard against possible outbreak of communicable diseases.
According to him, the council has also approved N669 million for the state participation in the 8th National Council on Tourism, Culture and National Orientation in Ilorin, Kwara.
He also said that the state government had approved N14.8 million for the construction and equipping of the library and media centre at the state scholarship board.
"The state government had also approved N177 million for the rehabilitation of existing structures at the Government Technical College, Wudil," the commissioner said.
He emphasised the government determination to develop infrastructure in the state as part of the initiatives to improve the welfare of the people.