Kaduna State Govt to Implement 177 Micro Projects Across Communities

Written by Yusuf Zubairu

Kaduna State Government has planned to implement one hundred and seventy-seven micro projects across communities in the state.

The General Manager of the State Community and Social Development Agency, Dr. Muhammad Muazu Mukkaddas, made this known during a one-day capacity-building event for members of the project management committees in Kaduna.

Dr. Muhammad Muazu Mukkaddas explained that his agency had commenced identifying projects that would uplift the living standards of the people in the twenty-three local government areas of Kaduna State.

The General Manager hinted that the capacity building programme was targeted at achieving effective implementation of projects in at least one hundred and seven communities across the three political zones of the state.

He confirmed that the training of one thousand four hundred and sixteen members had been conducted simultaneously in three designated centers.

Dr. Muazu Mukkaddas noted that by the end of the exercise, participants would be equipped with basic project management skills, including training in procurement, bookkeeping, accounting, and monitoring and evaluation strategies.

Addressing participants, the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager of the Agency, Oyigwe Elizabeth Soni, commended them for the massive turnout, stressing that they should endeavor to apply the lessons learned during the training in the implementation of projects within their localities.

Abubakar Ibrahim Mato from Wuro Fulbe Community in Kachia Local Government Area and Rebecca Abba from Tum Community in Kaura Local Government Area expressed their readiness to execute projects in accordance with the specified guidelines.

The one hundred and seventy seven projects are to be executed in education, health, water and sanitation as well as hygiene.

Mansur Suleiman Paki