Kano State Executive Council has approved N97 million to support 47 football clubs playing in the National League, Commissioner for Information, Muhammed Garba, has said.
In a statement issued on Thursday in Kano, Garba said that the fund would help the amateur teams to participate in 2021/2022 National League season scheduled to begin in November.
Meanwhile, the council also approved N55 million to procure Set-Top Box for the successful digital switch over from analogue to digital television in the state.
Garba said that the switch over would be from October 30, when television users would require digital STB to receive TV signals.
The commissioner said that the council had directed the Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs to handle the issue.