By Yunusa Abdullahi.
19th April, 2017.
The Adamawa state Excutive Council has approved the appointment of Mallam Hamman Adama Nhabari Hamman Joda as the substantive Executive Chairman of the State Board of Internal Revenue.
The Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Information and Strategy Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh along side Honourable Commissioner of Finance and Budget Mahmood Sali Yunusa and the Chairman of the State Planning Commission Engr. Arin Lutu disclosed this to Journalists at the end of the fourteenth State Executive Council Meeting presided over by Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla at the Conference Hall, Government House Yola.
According to Comrade Ahmad Sajoh , the Appoitment of the Executive Chairman of the Revenue Board was purely done after a thorough scrutiny by a committee constituted for the selection of the new Chairman and also by merit.
The Council also received a report from the Discovery Cycle Professionals (DCP ) on the Revenue collection of the state over the use of Automation System.
The Commissioner also disclosed that the State Executive Council had received a report on State Poverty map as submitted by the State Planning Commission as regard to the poverty level among the people of Adamawa state.
He said that the Seven front line Local Government Areas that were ravaged by insurgency has added the level of poverty within the people of the state in terms of their expenditure and otherwise, stressing that political and Agricultural Maps would also be develop by the State Planning Commission in order to better the lives of the citizens of of the state.
He also said that Government is trying it's best by ensuring that the poverty level has reduce drastically among the people of the state.
The EXCO also received a report on the progress made by Anchor Borrowers scheme to the farmers of Adamawa state, explained that the Rainy season farming would also be extended to the Anchor Borrowers scheme, he however pointed out that majority of the people of the state were rainy season farmers.