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Waste Management: Kano Govt to employ over 4000 workers


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The Kano state government is to employ over four thousand workers in its public-private partnership on waste management with one company ‘Cafe gate’ through the concept of “waste wealth”.

The State Commissioner for Environment Dr. Kabiru Ibrahim Getso disclosed this while inspecting some facilities of the ministry as part of the collaboration between the State Government and Waste Management private company “Cape Gate”.

He said: “We want Kano to follow suit in such a way that the amount of waste that are being generated in daily basis to be converted to wealth”.

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The commissioner added that the state government will integrate a number of facilities and personnel own by Kano State Refuse Management and Sanitation Board REMASAB into the project as Equity which will make the company be remitting from fifty million Naira to a hundred Million and subsequently two-hundred million Naira monthly.

Dr. Getso, further said the agreement would last for twenty years.

“No single staff of the agency would lose his job as the result of the partnership, so also the private companies employed by the government would continue as part of the project,” Getso assured.

While inspecting the Zaura re-cycle plant, the Commissioner impressed with facilities on the ground and maintained that the project will generate waste that would convert into Bio-gas, Organic and Inorganic Manure which would enhance the revenue generation of the State.

The Commissioner added that when the project takes off about four thousand five hundred workers would be employed at the three main operational centers; comprising Dorayi Composing plant, Kawo bio-gas plant and Zaura recycle centers.


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