5th June, 2017.
By Yunusa Abdullahi
Following the Declaration of State of emergency on Educational sector and Health Care System, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla has presided over the First Extraordinary State Executive Council Meeting for the Year 2017.
While briefing Journalists on the resolutions taken by Members of the State Executive Council, the Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Information and Strategy Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh along side Honourable Commissioners of Education Prof Kaletapwa Farauta and that of Health Dr Fatima Atiku Abubakar at the Council Chambers of the Government House Yola,
According to Comrade Ahmad Sajoh, Renovation work of Five Secondary Schools would commence in earnest, he explained that the Schools include Government Science Secondary school Hong, Government Science and Technical College Mubi, Villanova Government Secondary school Numan, Government Day Secondary school Demsa, and Government Day Secondary School Sorou in Maiha Local Government Area, pointing out that the Adamawa State Universal Basic Education Board would also intervene in Primary School Sector.
He also explained that the Council has approved the sum of #487,982,326.92kobo for the procurement of of Text Books, Desk, Beds and Beddings, as well as chemical for Science Laboratories.
The EXCO also approved the sum of #162,586,887.60k for the total rehabilitation of Numan General Hospital,which includes Maternity complex, wards facilities, Doctors Quarters as well as Water supply in the Hospital in order to improve the condition of service of the Health workers in the state.
He also explained that Government will commence the rehabilitation of General Hospitals Mubi,Ganye and Yola Specialist Hospital, stressing that the projects would be executed in phases .
The Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Information and Strategy Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh also appealed to the Media in the state to always publicized Government activities and programs, he however pointed out that by next year the entire Government will going to operate in statistics.
In his remarks, Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla has directed all Members of the state Executive Council to highlights the activities and achievements of their respective Ministries through the Media.
The Governor however stated that Teachers salaries would be the priority of his administration, adding that all salary arrears owed by the Teachers would soon be settle.