Banjiram water project to gulp over one hundred million naira

The Adamawa State Executive Council Wednesday approved the release of one hundred and six million naira as counterpart funding for executing a water project in Banjiram Town of Guyuk local government area.
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By Muhammad B. Muhammad

 

The Adamawa State Executive Council Wednesday approved the release of one hundred and six million naira as counterpart funding for executing a water project in Banjiram Town of Guyuk local government area.

The Commissioner of Tertiary and Professional Education, Alhaji Umaru Iya Daware announced this to newsmen after the council meeting presided over by Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri in Government House, Yola.

Alhaji Daware explained that the memo covering the project was earlier approved by the previous administration adding that the Council has revalidated the approval for commencement of work.

According Iya Daware, the Commissioner of Mineral Resources has briefed the Council on the progress made so far for establishment of Guyuk cement factory that will produce three thousand metric tons of cement annually when established.

The Commissioner revealed that BUA Group and Cement Company has finalized necessary arrangements and is waiting for mining license from government for the project to commence.

Contributing, the Commissioner of Housing Mr Sunday Mathew Nyagra explained that when the cement factory is finally on ground, it will provide eight thousand direct and indirect job opprtunities which will reduce unemployment rate in the state.

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