The Birninkudu Local Government Council in Jigawa has awarded N22 million Naira contracts for the drilling of boreholes, purchase of hand pumps, electrical repairs and completion of the District Head’s Palace.
The Information Officer of the local government, Alhaji Mustapha Namadi, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse on Friday.
According to him, the council’s Caretaker-Committee Chairman, Malam Adamu Garba, disclosed this shortly after the council’s meeting in Birninkudu on Thursday.
He explained that the projects included the drilling of boreholes worth N6.6 million, purchase of hand pumps worth N2 million and the repair of the Bigidin-Dumus-Babaldu-Wirno electrical lines at N3.7 million.
The spokesman added that a balance of N2 million was also paid to a contractor for the completion of the District Head’s Palace at Iggi.
According to him, N2 million has been paid for continuation of work at the Kwangwara health facility earlier awarded at N18 million, adding that the contractor was given N5 million as mobilisation.
Namadi further said that the council paid N1.5 million as rent for NYSC members and other personnel of federal agencies’ working in the council. (NAN)