Yobe state governor Alhaji Ibrahim Gaidam has approved N4.2 bn for the execution of various projects, the Commissioner for Information Alhaji Goni Fika has said.
Speaking after the Executive Council Meeting at the Government House, Damaturu, Fika said the council had approved the construction of auxiliary facilities at the ultra modern hospital Damaturu and the drilling of 26 boreholes with complete package in the 24 constituencies.
He said the council has also approved the payment of WAEC, NECO registration fees e for 30,537 candidates as well as the payment of school fees for Yobe state indigenes studying at Nigerian Turkish International college for 2011/2012 session.
Also approved are the constructions of intra-state and township roads, in Gaidam and Garin Alkali, construction of Office complex for Ministry of Water Resources and procurement of additional tricycle machines (Keke NAPEP) for Youth empowerment in the state.
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