From Uche Uche, Damaturu.
Yobe state Executive Council has approved the sum of N6.19 billion for the upgrade of the design and bill of quantities for the completion of the state International Cargo Airport, Damaturu.
The state Commissioner for the Ministry of Home Affairs, Information and Culture, Hon. Mala Musti, disclosed this while briefing newsmen of the outcome of the council’s meeting held yesterday at the council’s chamber at the Government House and chaired by the state Governor, Alh. Ibrahim Gaidam.
He also stated that the council has equally approved the sum of N127.2 million to cater for operational expenses of the 2019 hajj.