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TAG: SOKOTO

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Others November 17, 2014

Determined action brings real change to Sokoto

Major changes introduced by the local government of Nigeria’s northwestern Sokoto State are enhancing life and employment opportunities for citizens and readying it for international investment
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Others November 17, 2014

Cultural heritage and historic background

One of Nigeria’s most influential states has a fascinating history of inspiring change for the greater good of its people
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Education November 17, 2014

Sokoto State University

Inaugurated in October 2013, the new Sokoto State University (SSU) instills an enormous sense of pride in the Wamakko administration and heralds a new era in education access and skills development...
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Construction November 17, 2014

Asare water project

The successful efforts of state governor Alhaji (Dr.) Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko to supply clean water to the city of Sokoto were typified by the inauguration of the N2.6 billion ($15.8 million) Asare...
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Medical November 17, 2014

New hospital developments

An N800-million ($4.9m) investment by the Sokoto State Government has finally brought construction of the state’s Murtala Mohammad Specialist Hospital to completion.
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Real Estate November 17, 2014

Housing boost

On assuming the state governorship in 2007, Alhaji (Dr.) Aliyu Magatakarda Wamakko made it clear from the start that boosting the availability of decent housing for the people of Sokoto was one of the...
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Energy November 17, 2014

Independent power project

In 2008, the Sokoto State Government signed an agreement with Vulcan Capital Energy of the U.S., via its Abuja-based subsidiary Vulcan Elvation Limited, to build an independent power plant (IPP) at...
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Agriculture November 17, 2014

Vast natural resources infuse a rich landscape of investment potential

The government is pulling out all the stops to modernize the agriculture sector, the indisputable mainstay of the state’s economy and primary source of employment for its people, with new initiatives...
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Construction November 17, 2014

New infrastructure smoothes the road to economic growth

The drive for major change in the state’s infrastructure is helping its transformation gain pace as new roads, bridges and civil engineering projects continue to reshape its landscape
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Agriculture November 17, 2014

State governors urged to replicate success of Sokoto’s new farming skills acquisition centers

Targeting women and young people in particular, modern farming techniques are being taught at three new facilities launched by the state government
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Others November 17, 2014

A legacy of proactive transformation

A revolution in education and social empowerment is under way in the northernmost state in Nigeria’s northwest, with an emphasis on openness and equal opportunity
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Tourism & Culture November 17, 2014

Tourism digs into rich heritage

From ancient ruins and fossil-packed rock forms to encroaching sand dunes and antiquity-packed modern museums, Sokoto State has the potential to exploit its historical and cultural heritage
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Tourism & Culture November 17, 2014

Hotels raise the hospitality bar

Hotels with international standards of comfort, service and convenience provide both business travelers and vacationers with a warm welcome and reflect the state’s rising aspirations and efforts...