By Laraba Usman
Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State, has released the sum of N556 million to the Gombe State Community and Social Development Agency (CSDA) for the second batch of intervention under the GO-CARES Programme.
This is contained in a press statement signed by Mrs. Comfort Mukollo Public Relations Officer CSDA and made available to newsmen in Gombe on Friday.
She said the General manager CSDA Mallam Haruna Imam who was the Special Guest of Honour at the occasion, disclosed this during the inauguration of block of classroom and office, renovation of classroom and office and graduation of pupils of Walin Kwami Primary School at Palta in kwami Local Government Area of the State.
The General manager further revealed that so far under the second phase of the program, CSDA has constructed 17 blocks of classrooms and furniture, constructed 15 primary health care centres, 30 VIP toilets, 23 boreholes, 1 earth rain water harvester and provision of Nutritional Complementary food to 4000 beneficiaries.
He therefore appreciated the state governor Alh. Mohammed Inuwa Yahaya for prompt release of funds and commitment towards the GO-CARES Programme, and commended the member representing Kwami West in the state House of Assembly Hon. Siddi Buba for his concern towards the project even as he congratulated Palta Community for benefiting from the project and advised them to take ownership of the project through proper maintenance.
Other speakers at the occasion include the Deputy Chairman APC Gombe State Alh. Baba Abuja, Hon. Siddi Buba, Professor Sale Abdu Kwami, Permanent Secretary Ministry for Rural, Community Development and Cooperatives Alh. Suleiman Musa, Representative of SUBEB Alh. Yuguda and the District Head of Kwami Alh. Musa Abdu the second.
They all appreciated Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya for providing dividends of democracy to the populace, especially the GO-CARES project which is touching the lives of the poor and vulnerable.
The speakers also commended the CSDA which is one of the implementing platforms of the GO-CARES Programme for hardwork, dedication and delivering on its mandate.
The commissioned project was constructed by the CSDA through the Palta Women Group .