Gov Yusuf Receives World Bank Reps, Seeks Extension of Intervention Projects in Kano

Gov. Yusuf Receives World Bank Representatives, Seeks Extension of Intervention Projects in Kano

Kano State Government has sought extension of World Bank intervention projects to broaden the socio-economic and developmental impact in the state.

Besides, the government want the World Bank to consider Kano as among its first priorities in tackling multi-dimensional poverty eradication intervention owing to population status.

The Governor Yusuf made the appeal on Wednesday when he received the country Director of World Bank, Mr. Shubham Chaudhuri at the Government House.

In a statement by Sanusi Bature Dawakin-Tofa, Director General, Media and Publicity, Government house, Governor Yusuf pledged his administration commitment to ensuring close monitoring and adherence to standards of projects frameworks as his administration is well-known for its drive on zero tolerance to corruption and quality services delivery.

He then expressed appreciation to the World bank’s interventions to the state in the areas of Education, Agricultural Development, Health care, Water Supply and Sanitation, Social Protection, Government Reforms Initiatives and Climate Change among others.

Earlier, in his submission, the World Bank Country Director, Mr. Shubham Chaudhuri, said he led the bank’s team to Kano to inspect some of its ongoing projects in the state and cement relationship with the new administration.

Mr. Shubham further added that his visit to the Governor was aimed at discussing issues that relates to the Bank projects in the state as well as as to solidify the already existing relationship between Kano State Government and World bank and chart for more mutual areas of collaborations.

The World Bank representative assured support for Kano State in view of its strategic importance.

Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa
Director General
Media and Publicity
Government House, Kano

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