Kano state government has awarded a contracts of N160m to build standard police station at Getso town in Gwarzo LGA, with a view to tackling security challenges within and outside the domain.
The State Commissioner for Environment, Dr. Kabiru Ibrahim Getso announced this at the laying foundation ceremony of the project, explaining that the project will include police office, divisional police office, house for senior and junior staff quarters and mosque
He also said Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has approved the construction of other develomental projects in the area, such as construction of hospital, expansion of Getso cattle market with a modern abbatoir that will create employment opportunity to the teaming youths in the area.
He applauded the Commissioner for Works and Infrastructural Development, Idris Garba Unguwar Rimi and Getso community leaders for their prayers towards achieving the project, saying the police station is a demand of the community which has been since requested from the previous administration until the present government of Dr. Abdullahi at Ganduje.
Dr. Getso further called on the people of the area to cooperate with the contractor, assuring them that the government will look into the way of compensating them, particularly the relocation of motor park.
In his remarks, the Commissioner of Works who was represented by his Assistant Director, Engr. Bello Sule reiterated the government’s commitment towards infrastructural development to promote rural areas in the state.
He assured the quality of the project adding that the ministry will give adequate attention to the projects with a view to execute quality and timely work.
Speaking on behalf of the community, the traditional ruler of the area, San Getso, Alhaji Bello Ibrahim commended the Kano State Governor Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje for his concerns to the area and thanked the commissioner of Environment Dr. Kabiru Ibrahim Getso for his laudable contributions to the developments of the area.
According to the statement by Sunusi A. K/Naisa, Chief Pubic Relations Officer,
Ministry of Environment, Kano, stated that Alhaji Ibrahim described Getso community as historic political area which has been contributing to the developments of the state.
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