Preparations have reached advanced level for President Muhammadu Buhari two day visit to Kano state, where he will commission the 10 megawatts Independent hydro power project and the multi-billion naira ultra modern Cancer center.

The state commissioner for Information and Internal Affairs comrade Mohamed Garba stated this in a chat with Newsmen in Kano state.

Mohammad Garba noted that the power and cancer center projects were among seven projects expected to be inaugurated in the two day presidential visit to Kano beginning from 30th to 31st of this month.

“The Tiga dam 10 megawatts power project when commissioned will improve power supplies to “cottage industries, water projects in the state, especially the Tambrawa water treatment plant and improve security, as it will be used to lighten Street lights across the city.”

He said the Multi-billion naira ultra modern Cancer center, which is the biggest in West Africa, after inauguration by the president would improve easy access to cancer treatment at reduced cost within and outside the state including neighbouring countries.

The Commissioner further explained that the state’s biggest and newly constructed bridge/ interchange named after president Mohammadu Buhari, meant to ease traffic congestion, as it is the gateway to West, Central and Eastern Africa countries patronising the commercial city of Kano, will also be unveiled by the president.

President Buhari will also commission the Kano state 700 teachers’ housing estate to alleviate their housing challenges.

Other projects to be commission during the visit includes: the Dangote ultra-modern Skills Acquisition Center, the Dala Dry Inland Port and Solar power projects.

Abdullahi jalaluddeen/Kano