By Yunusa Abdullahi.
Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla has presided over an Extra ordinary State Executive Council Meeting at the Council Chambers of the Government House Yola.
While briefing Journalists at the end of the EXCO Meeting, the Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Information and Strategy Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh along side Commissiners of Solid Minerals Barrister Victoria Shanti and State Attorney - General and Commissioner for Justice Barr.Bala Silas Sanga explained that the Council has discussed and reviewed the issue of Solid Minerals across the state with the aimed of harnessing the abandoned Mineral Resources in Adamawa state.
Sajoh also announced that the Council had received a report from a committee earlier set up to reposition the State Board of Internal Revenue in order to enhance the Internally Generated Revenue of the state which was Chaired by the State Attorney - General and Commissioner for Justice Barr.Bala Silas Sanga and, that the Council has subjected and Adopted a White paper and agreed that the Revenue Board be repositioned and it's leadership be also changed and the Revenue Laws of Adamawa state be reviewed so as to be In-Tune with current realities in terms of revenue generation.
On her part, the Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Solid Minerals Barrister Shanti Victoria Sashi also explained that the Adamawa State Government have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the Guyuk Cement factory and Lime-Stone Agregate with Smart Group International Company for the actualization of the project within Twenty -Six Years.
Sajoh however disclosed that the 2017 Budget Appropriation Bill is ready to be presented by Governor Muhammed Jibrilla to the Members of the State House of Assembly for consideration .