The Adamawa state Executive Council has approved for the Establishment of the state Energy Development Agency with five Departments under it.
The Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Information and Strategy Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh along side Honourable Commissioners of Education Hon. Julius Kadala and that of Housing and Urban development Engr. Abubakar Magaji briefed Journalists at the end of the weekly state Executive Council Meeting presided over by the Deputy Governor Engr.Martins Babale held at Council Chambers of the Government House Yola.
According to Sajoh, the Energy Development Agency will partner with other Energy and Power Agencies in the state especially Ministry of Power and Steel, stressing that with the creation of the agency, Adamawa state will benefit alot in terms of energy sourcing and utilisation by the people of the state, pointing out that it will also fast track and conduct the activities of power supply in the state.
The Council also reviewed the official visit of President Muhammadu Buhari and the first ever Anti Corruption Summit held in the state.
While commending the Adamawa citizens for their support and cooperation given to the government for the successful visit and the Summit, Sajoh explained that Adamawa has adjudged as Anti Corruption Government in the Federation.
On his part ,the Commissioner of Education Mr.Julius Kadala explained that the EXCO deliberated on the issue of Education in the state particularly the school feeding programme of the Federal government,stressing that the state ministry of Education will engage a workshop on school feeding programme for Adamawa Indigenes.
He said that forms were distributed and screening of the beneficiaries was also conducted for the Health status of the contractors who will provide food for the students across the state,as the programme commences next term.
He also said that the present government had earlier declared state of emergency on Education sector as well as provided educational materials to all the schools in Adamawa state.
The Information Commissioner explained that the EXCO also granted in audience the Executive Country Director and Officials of USAID who briefed members of the Council on the activities of USAID in Adamawa state.
Members of the state Executive Council had earlier observed One minute silence in honour of the former Military Administrator of Adamawa state Navy Captain Kalu Ogomah who pass away recently.