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Kano Assembly approves N10 billion loan for Ganduje to buy CCTVs, other gadgets

The loan request was unanimously approved by lawmakers present at the sitting.

• June 15, 2022
Kano Assembly and Abdullahi Ganduje
Kano Assembly and Abdullahi Ganduje

The Kano State House of Assembly on Wednesday approved Governor Abdullahi Ganduje’s request to access a loan of N10 billion from Access Bank.

The approval followed a letter of request to the assembly, which the Speaker Hamisu Chidari read during the house sitting on Wednesday.

According to the letter, the loan will be used to procure Close Circuit Television(CCTV) and other gadgets needed to strengthen security in the state.

”These gadgets would be installed in all the headquarters of the five emirates in the state,” the leader of the house, Labaran Madari (APC-Warawa), said.

He added, “The entire essence is to strengthen security and mitigate crime in the state.”

Mr Madari said that the loan had a single-digit interest rate with a repayment period of 10 years.

He said the facility would be used to build control rooms for security information and intelligence gathering.

The loan request was unanimously approved by lawmakers present at the sitting.


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