30th November, 2016.
By Yunusa Abdullahi.
By Yunusa Abdullahi.
This was disclosed by the Adamawa State Government after the 20th Executive Council meeting presided over by His Excellency Governor Unity Jibirilla that was held at Government Secondary School Fufore, in Fufore Local Government Area. This however marked the second time that the Executive Council Members met outside the Chambers of the Government House Yola.
Briefing Journalists on the outcome of the EXCO Meeting, The Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Information and Strategy Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh disclosed that the Government has decided to close down the camps of the Internerly Displaced Persons ( IDPs ). He explained that they are going to take a closer look at the continued stay of the IDP'S in Adamawa State, and Government will take measures towards the process of returning the IDP'S to their respective states with a view to close down all the Internally Displaced Persons Camps across the state "We shall liaise with the Borno State Government to evacuate their indegeines at the Camps with a view of closing the Camps in the State "
According to him the Government is committed to addressing the issue of State Water Resources Policy, the first in the history of Adamawa state with a view to enhance Water Resources Management in the State.
The Commissioner disclosed that they have also discussed on the counterparts funding for the Universal Basic Education Board projects in line with Government's commitment towards improving the educational sector. He revealed that the council also received a report on improving enrollment of pupils into primary schools across the state. He said that the EXCO is ready to work on the report on Agricultural facilities available in the state such as Anchor - Borrowers Scheme of the Central Bank of Nigeria in order to assist farmers of Adamawa state.
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla later inspected the dilapidated buildings of the school where he promised to revamp the Educational sector and called on the people of Adamawa state to continue to support his administration for the overall development of the state.
The Governor also paid a courtesy call on the District Head of Ribadu Ardo Aliyu Mahmud at his palace where he assured the Royal Father of his Government's support and cooperation to the Traditional Institutions and described the Traditional rulers as Custodians of cultural values in the society.