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Katsina to engage 34,000 on public works


By Our Correspondent

Katsina State Government said a total of 34,000 beneficiaries to be engaged across the 34 Local Government Areas in the State will benefit from the Special Public Work Program at 1000 beneficiaries per local government.

Governor Aminu Bello masari stated this at the flag off of the extended special public work program of 774,000 jobs at Batagarawa Local Government Area of Katsina State.

In a statement signed and made available to blueink by deputy governor’s media aide, Ibrahim Musa Kallah disclosed that the Governor who was represented by his Deputy Mannir Yakubu said each local government is responsible for identifying it’s preferred project and execution as planned through the programme which is designed to last for three months.

He said that the programme will provide the desired economic palliatives to the 34,000 unemployed youth that will be engaged in the state.

Masari charged all the local governments administration in the state to take responsibility of this programme and ensure timely and efficient execution of all the projects according to specification

He call on the prospective beneficiaries to make good use of this opportunity by putting in their best, as any laxity will not be to tolerated so that at the end of the programme beneficieries will not only became self employed, but employers of labour.



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