Katsina: Commissioner donates cash to children, women in need of financial aid in hospitals (Pictures)

The honorable Commissioner while addressing the beneficiaries In keeping with her mandate of helping the needy, the state commissioner of women affairs Dr.Badiyya Hassan Mashi, on Monday brings succor to four patients in need of financial assistant. The event which took place at the Ministry’s conference hall was witness by esteem government officials, hospital management, well-wishers amongst others. Speaking during the formal presentation of the cash to the beneficiaries, the Commissioner said “The donation was made possible by His excellency Governor Aminu Bello Masari who has once again been able…






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EU donates 120, 000 trees to Sandamu L.G

The European Union (EU) has donated 120,000 assorted tree seedlings to Sandamu Local Government Area of Katsina State. Leadership reports Alhaji Usman Ahmed, the Director of Agriculture, Sandamu Local Government Council, disclosed this to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Sandamu on Monday. He said that the council had started planting the seedlings in its efforts to implement the four-year EU fuel wood balancing programme in the area. He said that the EU initiative was aimed at providing sustainable energy due to the deficit of firewood, while protecting the environment…






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Katsina Gov’t earmark N1.42bn for rehabilitation of 373 primary schools

The Katsina state government has paid it grant to the Universal Basic Education Board over N1.42bn for the construction and rehabilitation of 373 primary schools in the state. Governor Masari made the revelation on the occasion of the first speech and price giving ceremony of Senator Ibrahim Ida Model primary school Katsina. In a remark, the SUBEB chairman Lawal Buhari Daura said a total of 373 primary schools will be rehabilitated while another 68 blocks of new classrooms will be constructed. READ ALSO: Katsina: Masari to establish 3 FM radio stations…






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Katsina PDP vows to reclaim power in 2019

The Katsina state PDP has promised to ensure that each party member is carried along and treated fairly to achieve progress. The state chairman of the PDP Salisu Majigiri made the pledge at the party secretariat during the inauguration of PDP unity forum. He maintained that the party in the state will continue to criticize the activities of the state government to ensure it deliverance as required by the law. According to him, the PDP forum is formed to serve as a forum to ensure unity among all party members…






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Katsina, Daura Emir tasks Katsina Pilgrims Board on smooth conduct of 2017 Hajj exercise

The emir of Katsina has charged board members state pilgrims welfare board to be dedicated for the success of 2017 hajj exercise in the state. Abdulmumini made the call when he receives members of the board under its chairman Alhaji Salisu Ado Shinkafi on an advocacy visit. The emir express confidence in the ability of the members to discharge their responsibilities inview of the composition of its members. The board members have also made the similar visit to the emir of Daura Alhaji Umar Farouk Umar were he advise them…






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NGO donates relief materials to 300 orphans in Batagarawa L.G

Katsina Gobarau International Foundation has disbursed commodities worth N591, 000 to 300 orphans in Batagarawa Local government. The board chairman of the foundation Alhaji Salisu Musa Yar’adua urged the beneficiaries to use the commodities judiciously. Earlier, an Islamic Cleric Dr. Abdul-rahman Adoro spoke on the importance of assisting orphans in Islam. In a vote of thanks, the district head of Batagarawa represented by Alhaji Musa Dalhatu thanks the foundation for the gesture. He called on other wealthy individuals in the society to be assisting the vulnerable. READ ALSO: Katsina gov’t Spends…






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Masari set to reshuffle states-owned Tertiary Institutions

Katsina State Governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has expressed anger at some policies of tertiary institutions in the state, stating that political considerations rather than desire for excellence are responsible for some of the policies in many instances. The governor said this in Katsina, the Katsina State capital, on Thursday evening while receiving the report of the Justice Saddiq Abdullahi Mahuta-led committee on the performance of heads of tertiary institutions owned by the state. Masari, however, said his government did not have time to waste on political considerations in matters affecting…






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Hameed Ali reacts to killings of two customs officers in Dutsi L.G area

The Comptroller-General of Customs (CGC), retired Col. Hameed Ali, on Thursday vowed to bring killers of two officers of the service to justice. In a statement by the Service Public Relations Officer, Mr Joseph Attah in Abuja, Ali said the killing of Chief Superintendent Maidama Yabo and Assistant Superintendent Babandi Shaba was uncalled for. Yabo and Shaba were killed by gunmen at Dogon Hawa in Katsina State. The gunmen, suspected to be robbers, took away the service AK47 riffle, helmet, bullet proof vest and service shoes. The CGC said the…






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Lawmaker to establish Vocational Training College at Majigiri Town in Mashi L.G Area

In an effort to promote vocational training in Katsina state, a vocational training college is to be established at Majigiri town in Mashi local government area. The initiator of the college who is also a member at the house of the representatives representing Mashi/Dutsi constituency Honorable Mansur Ali Mashi said the college will be affiliated to Hassan Usman Katsina Polytechnic. According to the Lawmaker, the decision to establish the college at Majigiri was to give opportunity for the youths in Mashi, Dutsi, Daura, Kaita, Jibia, Mani and other local government…






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Katsina: Commissioner of women affairs donates over N6m to women, children needing financial aid in hospitals

Women affairs commissioner donates over N6m to women, children in need of financial support in hospitals The Katsina state commissioner of Women Affairs Dr. Badiyya Hassan Mashi has disbursed over N6mn to over 50 women and children in need of financial aid in the hospitals. According to Dr. Badiyya, the distribution was made to the patients on behalf of Katsina state governor Aminu Bello Masari. She reiterates governor Masari’s effort toward assisting the needy and less privileged in the state. “The current administration is ever ready to assist less privilege…






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