Katsina to Partner S/Korea on Power, Others


Katsina State Government has pledged to partner South Korea in its commitment to promote education, power and water sectors in the state, Governor Aminu Bello Masari of the state, has said.

The governor, who gave the assurance when he received the South Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Noh Kyu-Duk, in Government House Katsina, indicated his administration’s readiness to enter into bi-lateral agreement with South Korean government to enhance the well-being of Katsina people.

Masari commended the envoy on the visit to deliver a public lecture organized by Umaru Musa Yar’adua University Katsina and for an assessment of the state potential for possible Korean investment.

On efforts of his administration to enhance the welfare of Katsina citizens, he disclosed that about 765 new bore holes had been drilled and 1000 existing bore holes rehabilitated across the state, among others, since he came on board.

Earlier, the South Korean envoy, Mr. Noh Kyu-Duk, revealed that his country planned to enter into bilateral agreement with Katsina State Government in the areas of education, vocational training, electricity and water supply among others.

He invited Governor Masari to Korea during Korean Cultural Day celebration scheduled for 15th to 21st October, next year, for further collaboration between the country and Katsina State.

Source: Nigeria Today

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