=== (AGENDAWATCHDOG) === The Kano State Government has declared Tamburawa in Dawakin Kudu local government area along Zaria Road as the location for the siting of the proposed Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano pipeline programme in the state.
This was disclosed by the State Commissioner for Information, Malam Muhammad Garba, during a press briefing, noting that the state Executive Council gave the approval at its weekly meeting held at the Government House, Kano.
The project is under the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC’s) AKK pipeline programme
“The approval was given to the state government NNPC-AKK Pipeline Project Delivery and Gas Industrialization Committee (KNSG-PDIC) to set up its planning location at Tamburawa adjacent to Challawa Water Works where the Kano/AKK Terminal Gas station is proposed to be built,” he said.
Malam Garba stated that while a draft of the proposed layout has been produced, the council directed the state Bureau for Land Management to liaise with the committee and come up with final documents for the new industrial layout.
The commissioner also revealed that the council has ratified the award of contract for the reconstruction of Challawa Industrial Layout Road network at the cost of N393, 237, 697.00 million.
PROJECTED IMPACT: The road is of vital economic importance to the economy of the state in view of its proximity to the ongoing construction of Dala Inland Dry Port at Zawachiki that is expected to impact on the development of manufacturing and industrial activities when it commences operation.