President Buhari Begins Official Visit To Jigawa
President Muhammadu Buhari will begin a visit to Dutse, Jigawa state today, Monday.
Gov. Muhammad Badaru, said during the visit, the President is expected to commission some projects. A state dinner will be held in the evening and a rally on Tuesday.
According to Badaru, the `August visitor’ will inaugurate some roads and water projects within and outside the state capital during the visit.
The President will also flag-off the operations of the state social security committee which was recently established by law.
Badaru stated that under the law, each of the 287 polling units across the state will receive a token of between N50, 000, and N100, 000, monthly as stipends to rehabilitate critical infrastructure including health care, education and other facilities in the area.
The governor said the President will also inaugurate the revived dairy products processing company in Birnin Kudu as well as commission one of the 80 newly constructed health care facilities in the state.
He said facilities were put in place by the state government in line with the Federal Government’s policy of providing at least one health care facility in each political ward of the country.