Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi State has approved the release of N984 million as compensation to property owners affected by ongoing township road construction projects in eight major towns in the state.
The governor disclosed this in a statement by his Press Secretary, Alhaji Abubakar Muazu, made available to newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Monday.
Giving a breakdown of the amount, he said N137 million would be paid as compensation to land owners in Karaye, Maiyama Local Government Area.
He said N136 million would be paid to owners in Kalgo; N50 million in Augie and another N50 million to owners in Dirin Dajin Sakaba Local Government Areas. Read more