JUST IN: Masari to spend N23.6bn for the construction of 8 different roads

At its fifth regular meeting held on Monday, 14th August 2017, the Katsina State Executive Council under the leadership of RT. Hon. Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari has approved the construction of  eight different roads across the state. KATSINA POST checks revealed that the total distance of 226.3KM of roads are to be constructed across the state and the sum of N23.6bn will be expended in the process. Briefing newsmen after the meeting a team of commissioners headed by the commissioner of Information and culture Alhaji Muhammad Hamza Burodo , the…






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Katsina: After sleeping for 2 days at airport, 7th flight departs with 510 pilgrims to Saudi

The 7th flight of Katsina state intending pilgrims have departed the Umaru Musa Yar’adua international airport with 510 pilgrims on Monday. This brings to 3,546 out of the state 4930 pilgrims expected to be airlifted for this year’s Hajj. The pilgrims who were mostly from Daura, Kankia, Funtua , Kafur and most of those who had earlier missed their flights. They left 8am Monday morning. According to Daily Trust, this last batch of the pilgrims slept for about 2 days at the airport before their eventual airlift.






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Card readers must be use in the forth coming LGs elections – Katsina House of assembly

The bill to allow the use of Card reader in local government elections in Katsina State passes second reading. Katsina stae house of assembly has proposed the use of card readers in the forth coming local government elections in the state. The proposal is contained in the report submitted on the floor of the House by the House committee on administration by Honourable Murtala Ado Kaita who is the chairman of the committee. In the report, the total of six clauses were amended in the Katsina State electoral act 2000…






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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: Masari to establish 3 FM radio stations

Katsina state government will establish three FM radio stations to boost information dissemination and media coverage of public and private activities, General Manager, Katsina State Radio Services, Alhaji Sani Bala, has said. Bala made the statement on Thursday when he led the management of the station on a condolence visit on the emir of Daura over the death of a senior council member, Alhaji Hamisu Haruna. Bala said that the stations would be sited in Daura, Funtua and Katsina. He said the establishment of the stations would generate additional employment…






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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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Wife of Governor Masari donates sikcle cell drugs to Daura General Hospital

The wife of Katsina state governor, Hajiya Zakiya Masari, has donated sickle-cells drugs to the Daura general Hospital. Zakiya, who, presented the drugs to the medical director of the hospital, Dr Muhammad Nafiu in Daura on Wednesday, said the drugs were mainly for patients suffering from the skill-cell anemia disease. She said the drugs were 50 catons which comprised of polic acid, paladrin, paracetamol syrup, vitamin c and Ibu profen tablets. He said the decision to donate the drugs was borne out of effort to support skill-cells patients with a…






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Opposition party instigated intending pilgrims to protest against us – Katsina Gov’t

The Executive Secretary of the Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Muhammad Abu Rimi, has blamed the opposition behind a protest over delay in the 4th flight of intending pilgrims from the state. But the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) distanced itself from the protest, saying that it was a clear sign of failure on the part of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Pilgrims on the 4th flight had alleged going through undue hardship of sleeping on the floor following the delay at the airport. Speaking on the matter, Rimi…






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It is unfortunate that Katsina APC could not handle ‘only’ 4,000 pilgrims successfully – PDP

The PDP chairman in Katsina State Salisu Majigiri said it was regrettable that the APC could not handle only 4,000 pilgrims in the state without showing revealing its incompetence. The chairman of the opposition party in the state was reacting to the Executive Secretary of the Katsina State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Muhammad Abu Rimi, who was reported to have put the blamed on PDP regarding the unfortunate protests by intending pilgrims over delay in the 4th flight of intending pilgrims from the state. Alhaji Salisu Majigiri also added that this…






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We spent N7 billion on salary payment to Katsina lecturers ‘so far’ – Masari

Katsina state government under the leadership of Governor Aminu Bello Masari has so far spent over N7 billion on the payment of salaries to lecturers in its institutions during the past two years of his administration. This was made known by the Special adviser to the Governor on higher education Dr. Badamasi Lawal Charanchi earlier today when he represented the Governor at Federal University, Dutsin-ma at a programme for the award of certificates of excellence to some students of the University who excelled in academic performance during the 2015/2016 academic session. He…






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