Arewa LGA in Kebbi has released N16 million for the construction of two bore holes in the area, the chairman, Alhaji Ahmed Tanko, has revealed.
Tanko revealed this today in Birnin Kebbi that the project will both be located at Birnin Kebbi and each would cost 8 million including costs.
According to him, the project would be completed in August and is meant to provide clean, hygienic and safe drinking water to the residents
The chairman added that the council had spent N7 million to renovate the Kangiwa town hall and equipped it with computers, television sets and Internet facilities.
On agriculture, Tanko said that the local government had procured 50 tonnes of fertiliser for sale to farmers at the subsidised cost of N1,700 per bag.