Grains Be Sold At Subsidized Rate In Kano

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By Isah Aliyu Chiroma

The Kano state government has concluded plans to purchase grains from the federal government and sell to people of the state in 44 local government areas at an affordable price.

The state governor Abba Kabir Yusuf, made this known during his maiden interactive meeting with the members of Community Re-Orientation Committee (CRC) from the 44 local governments held yesterday, at the government house.

He said the state government is worried about the difficulties people were facing due to the high cost of transportation and food supplies caused by the subsidy removal.

He pledged to avail more possible ways of lessening the hardship.

The governor added that, “plans are in the pipeline to bring back to roads the Kanawa buses to cater for the transportation machinery in the state to assist students, women and other categories of people in need free.”

Yusuf, called on the labour leaders to exercise patience and suspend the planned strike as governments at all levels were assiduously working to fashion out modalities of reducing the sufferings as a result of the fuel hike.

The governor informed the attendees that the state government has sent the CRC law to the state house of Assembly for amendments to accommodate more provisions on the functions and activities of the CRC at the state and local governments levels.

According to the governor, “Kano state government is going to work with your structure to implement our policies on revamping the education sector that has to do with renovation and constructions of class rooms, provision of stationery, uniforms, and feeding of primary pupils among others. “

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