President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to be in Kano for a two-day visit on January 30, 2023 and stay through January 31during which he would be commissioning some projects.
The state Commissioner for Information and Internal Affairs, Malam Muhammad Garba announced this to newsmen in his office.
Mak Muhammad Garba sai some of the projects to be commissioned by President Buhari are the 10 megawatts Independent hydro power project and the multi-billion naira ultra modern Cancer center.
He is also expected to commission the Kano state 700 teachers’ housing estate, the Dangote ultra-modern Skills Acquisition Center, the Dala Dry Inland Port and Solar power projects.
Malam Garba told journalists that the Tiga dam 10 megawatts power project when commissioned will improve power supplies to, “cottage industries, water projects in the state, especially the Tamburawa water treatment plant and improve security, as it will be used to lighten Street lights across the city.”
The Multi-billion naira ultra modern Cancer center, which is the biggest in West Africa, after inauguration by the president would improve easy access to cancer treatment at reduced cost within and outside the state including neighbouring countries.
“It will also reduce medical tourism for Nigerians who travel abroad for cancer treatments and conserve foreign exchange for the country,” Garba added.
The Commissioner said that the state’s biggest and newly constructed bridge/ interchange named after President Mohamadu Buhari, meant to ease traffic congestion, as it is the gateway to West, Central and Eastern Africa countries patronising the commercial city of Kano, will also be commissioned by the president.
“The Muhamadu Buhari interchange is meant to ease traffic congestion in the state and for easy access for African countries patronizing Kano through road networks,” he said, adding that President Buhari will also commission the Kano state 700 teachers’ housing estate to alleviate their housing challenges.