The Kwara State governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, has approved the release of N3.2billion for the completion of outstanding capital projects in the state.
This is contained in a statement issued on Sunday in Ilorin by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Communications to the governor, Muyideen Akorede.
Mr. Akorede said the money would be used for the completion of projects in education, energy, health, roads, works and justice sectors.
The spokesman quoted Mr. Ahmed as saying that the funds were released after the recent verification of the state’s outstanding capital projects.
He also said the approval was based on authenticated and duly certified stages of completion of work on each project.
He also quoted the governor as saying the release of funds would ensure timely completion of work on the various sites.
According to the statement, N3.2 billion was part of the N10 billion facility recently approved by the State House of Assembly for existing and new infrastructural projects in the state.
A breakdown of the expenditure showed that the largest allocation of over N2 billion went to the road sector, while N600 million went to water projects.
The statement said education received over N320 million, while energy sector was allocated N38 million; health received N160 million and; justice sector N18 million.
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