Katsina, UNICEF Sign N1.3 Billion MoU for Social Development

Katsina State government and the United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF) has signed a N1.3bn Memorandum of Understanding for partnership on development of the state. The multi million naira MoU is for the state and UNICEF to partner in the critical sectors of education, health and water supply.

Governor Aminu Bello Masari signed on behalf of the state government, while Ms Padamavathi Yelda, the UNICEF chief field officer, signed for UNICEF.

The governor pledged to redeem the state’s counterp art funding so as to ensure effective implementation of the laudable initiatives.

He lauded the UNICEF and other development partners for their support, adding that the critical sectors of education, health and water supply which covered the central areas of the MoU are part of the state government’s priority agenda.

UNICEF representative urged the state government to fulfil its part of the agreement by ensuring prompt payment of the counterpart fund so as to ensure success.

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