Yobe earmarks N3.3 billion to complete projects
Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe state yesterday approved the release of N3.3 billion to complete various capital projects in the health; education and roads sectors of the economy.
The money would also cover supplies and furniture for the Intensive Care and Accident and Emergency Unit of the State Specialist Hospital, Damaturu.This was disclosed yesterday while the Commissioner of Information, Alhaji Mala Musti was briefing journalists on the outcome of State Executive Council (SEC) meeting at Government House, Damaturu.
He said N2.22 billion was earmarked to complete projects at the Yobe State University Teaching Hospital, Damaturu. He added that the counterpart funding to SUBEB for 2015 and 2016 joint SUBEB projects gulped N1.33 billion.
He said that the procurement of three units of Hiace Bus/Ambulances of different models for Yobe State University Teaching Hospital was also released.Other projects to be completed, he added, include 6.8 kilometres of roads and 13.6 kilometre of concrete drainage facilities at the Yobe State University.