4th January, 2017.
By Yunusa Abdullahi.
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 Mahmud Sali Yunusa, Commissioner of Agriculture Dr Waziri Haruna Ahmadu, Commissioner of Higher Education Alhaji Ahmed Rufai and the Executive Chairman State Planning Commission Engr. Arin Lutu while briefing Journalists at the end of the First State Executive Council Meeting (EXCO )for the year 2017 presided over by the Deputy Governor Engr.Martins Babale. This time around it was held at the Council Chambers of the Government House Yola.
The Information Commissioner explained that government would close all the IDPs camps across the state so that the displaced persons can have a sense of belonging and to live like any other person in the society.
He also stressed that all the stakeholders concerned with the issue of IDPs would be involve, adding that a committee to be chair by him for successful process of the closure of the Camps.
The Sajoh explained that the Council also discussed on the issue with regards to Adamawa State University, Mubi, pointing out that a committee would be inaugurated so as to reform the institution to towards attainment of excellence, adding that the essence of the panel is to ensure that all the internal crisis surrounding the University be resolved amicably.
He further explained that the Visitor has all the powers to deal with all issues to reposition the University in his own wisdom, stressing that the commitment of the Visitor is the key thing for the Institution at present.
According to Sajoh, the Council also deliberated extensively on the 2017 Budget ;" This is the first time that the government is planning such a Budget of its kind to be presented to the State House of Assembly for consideration and it refereed to as Budget sailing, adding that MDA'S will be giving such sailing in order to prioritise government activities.
The Council also discussed on the issue of the just flag - Off Anchor Borrowers Scheme in respect of farmers in the Adamawa State.