|HOS Briefing Journalists|
This was diaclosed by the Head of State Civil service Dr Louis Solomon Mandama, (MNI) alongside Honourable Commissioners of Agriculture Dr Waziri Haruna Ahmadu, Umar Iya Daware of Commerce and Industries, Rural Infrastructure and community Development Alhaji Umar Hassan Pakka, and that of Water Resources Abubakar Rufai Ahmed who briefed Journalists at the end of the Weekly state Executive council meeting presided over by Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla at the council chambers of the Government House Yola .
The EXCO discussed far reaching decisions on the need for the state government to participate in Micro, Small and medium Interprises development Fund domiciled with the Central Bank of Nigeria.
According to the Commissioner of Commerce, the Essence of the Fund is to support people to have access of Financial services, and also to empowered the people at the grassroots. He also explained that out of the Thirty Six States of the Federation, Twenty Nine States benefited from the programme .
The Council also approved the Electrification of some communities in Mubi-South Local government area which includes Giraji, Mugulvu, Gada fee.
The Council also approved the Sum of 360,361,325.40 kobo for the construction of Earth -Dam at Kukumto in Nassarawo Demsa in Demsa Local government area as part of the campaign promises made to the people of the area during the 2015 electioneering campaigns.
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