Why Jigawa State Is Open For Development Partnerships –Gov Badaru
Umar Akilu Majeri
The Jigawa State government has expressed readiness for institutional reforms to create an atmosphere for partnership between the state government and development partners for effective and efficient service delivery.
The Executive Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Muhammad Badaru Abubakar made the declaration at the inauguration of Jigawa State Cares Steering Committee (SCSC) on Wednesday in Dutse, saying his administration is open to ideas and opportunities that will enhance the development of Jigawa.
He commended the members of the steering committee for working tirelessly since 2020 during the peak of the Covid -19 pandemic along specific indicators to access a two–year $20milllion, urging members of the SCSC to double their efforts in the implementation of the project indices.
Earlier in his remarks, the Chairman of the committee represented by the Permanent Secretary of Budget and Planning, Alhassan Ibrahim Marke stated that the federal government team has visited the state and find it ready to kick start the project, adding that the operation manual would be unveiled soon after its domestication.
The Steering Committee is composed of commissioners of works, commerce, agriculture, Special adviser on empowerment, permanent secretaries of Health and budget and the Coordinator of the project would serve as the secretary of the committee.
In another development, the Executive Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Muhammad Badaru Abubakar has sworn in, his Special Adviser on Media and Public Relations, Alhaji Habibu Nuhu Kila.
Mr. Kila a veteran journalist was until his appointment the general manager of Radio Nigeria Horizon FM Dutse and Vice President of Nigerian Guild of Editors.
Speaking to newsmen after his swearing-in, Alhaji Habibu pledged renewed cordial relations with journalists within and outside the State, urging media men to give him maximum cooperation as the chief image-maker of Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar.