The Bauchi State Government has spent the sum of N90million to purchase horses for the six emirate councils in the state.
The Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Nasrudeen Mohammed, disclosed this on Tuesday at a ministerial press briefing at the state secretariat.
According to him, the state “purchased horses for six emirate councils to maintain the culture and traditions of the state…”
He added that the government has also spent N275, 869, 840 for routine immunisation in the last two years.
He also said that the government spent N55, 007, 300 for the printing and distribution of revenue receipts for the 20 local government councils and production of government approved scheme of service for local government employees.
Punch quoted him as saying: “The government also purchased 25 Toyota Hilux vehicles and their accessories and distributed them to the security outfits in the state at the cost of N252,000, 000.
“Routine immunisation to eradicate polio in Bauchi State cost the state N137,934,920 annually.”