By Yunusa Abdullahi
This was diaclosed by the Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Information and Strategy Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh along side Honourable Commissioner of Finance Hon. Mahmud Sali Yunusa and that of Local Government and Chieftancy Affairs Alhaji Mohammed Barkindo Mustapha at the end of the States Executive Council Meeting held at the Council Chambers of the Government House Yola on Wednesday 18th May 2016.
The Commissioner of Information and Strategy explained that other issues discussed by the Exco particularly in keeping with the pledged by His Execllency Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla to ensure that after due verification of the primary school Teachers and the Local government staff their Four Months outstanding salaries would be settled to the verified staff after the Government received the report by the committee on verification.
The EXCO also noted that the salaries of the Local government staff would be automated pointing out that the measures is delibrate so that the Local Government Staff would be able to receive their salaries alongside with the state Civil servants at once. Hon. Sajoh also announced that the Exco discussed on the issue of funding the Adamawa State University Mubi so that the University would be autonomous as required by the Governing council of the University.
Comrade Sajoh also revealed that the construction work of Kiri - Shelleng road would soon be commence by the present administration, explaining that Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla is very categorical about the Shelleng road as the Governor always mentioned his desire severally to see that the road construction was actualized. "The Shelleng road is one of the roads that Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla is very categorical about during the campaigns and he mentioned his desire to fulfilled that promises severally at council level and at different functions ". He had also explaned that the Exco had noted the Shelleng road and the matter is being tabled and would be resolved after the real Technical details that would inform the council to take decision on the matter.
Earlier, The Chairman Governing Council of Adamawa State University Mubi Professor Sa'ad Tukur had presented a proposal to the members of the State Executive Council for the handing over of Mubi Burnt Bricks Company to the University for effective management of the company so as to increase the revenue Base of the state government.
Professor Sa'ad Tukur also informed members of the state executive council that lack of funding is the major obstacle of the University especially in the areas of Research and Development which is very essential to the University.