By Catherine Philip Jelani
The inauguration ceremony of the 2018-2021 Medium Term Fiscal Expenditure Framework/Fiscal Strategy Paper Drafting Committee was conducted by the Executive Chairman, State Planning Commission, Engr. Arin Lutu at the Commission's Conference Hall today. The team is tasked with the responsibility of compiling data, drafting economy documents and advising the state Government on issues related to proper budgeting and planning.
Engr. Lutu urged the Members to put their heads together in order to advise the Government appropriately adding that although the Governor has the right make some increase in the budget but should be able to justify the reason why it is so. He said that they should go a head and start working on Adamawa idea before the Federal Government commence its exercise.
Similarly, the Chairman Fical Responsibility Commission Alh. Abdurrahman Modibbo in a remark said the Medium Term Fiscal Expenditure Framework Strategy Paper Drafting is the most important as far as budget planning goes and that the motive behind the drafting of the document is for it to be used as a guide for accurate projection. He urged the team to design a discipline document that is clearly related to the actual income of the state.
The Members includes ;1 Iliya S. Kwaji, Adamu Yakubu (ASPC), Saihu Kekuni (ASBIR), Mohammed Audu Gangs ( FRC), Isa Mustapha (AG's Officer), Dr Bello A. (SFTAS) , Solomon Peter Garba (DMA), Abdurrahman Modibbo ( Chairman Fiscal Responsibility Commission), Mahmud Abubkakar ( Permanent Secretary ASPC), Barry A. Shaida ( MoF &B), Kenan Alladon ( ASPC), Geoffrey Garba (Permanent Secretary MoF), Tumba Yame (FRC).