Kano - Kano State Government on Thursday
said it would construct one feeder road in each of the 44 Local Government
Areas of the state.
The Commissioner for Water and Rural Community Development
in the state, Alhaji Usman Riruwe, disclosed this in Kano when he received
members of the State House of Assembly committee on Rural Development.
He said the decision to construct the roads was part of Gov.
Abdullahi Ganduje’s promises to embark on projects that would have impact on
He said the construction of the roads would facilitate
movement of people and farm produce in the rural areas.
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Riruwe also said that the government would construct more
dams to enhance dry season farming.
The commissioner said the construction of dams would improve
rural economy and reduce poverty among the residents, especially after the
He assured the committee of government's support and
cooperation and promised that people in the state would start enjoying
dividends of democracy.
Responding, the Chairman of the committee, Alhaji Hayatu
Musa (APC-Dawakin-Tofa), said they were at the ministry as part of their
familiarisation visit to find ways of improving the living standards of rural