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BASG approves engagement of stakeholders in aquaculture





Following the emergency meeting of the State Executive Council, held recently at the Council chamber of the Government House, Bauchi, it approved the provision of road-map for the development of aquaculture and dry season farming at Gubi Dam of Ganjuwa Local Government and other available dams around the state. This is aimed to address hunger and poverty among citizens of the state.

The state Commissioner of Budget and Economic Development, Alh. Aminu Hamayo disclosed while briefing journalists on the outcome of the council meeting, shortly after long hours of deliberation.

The commissioner who expressed the councils satisfaction with the state budget performance within the last five years, explained that budget implementation performance is a key to measure the political will and commitment of the government towards provision of basic amenities to the citizens.

He added that the implementation of the budget from 2019 to 2023 has increased drastically with over 80% performance, also that it is a requirement of the Nigerian Governors forum for proper financial planning and implementation.

The state Commissioner of Education, Jamila Dahiru, at the press briefing,  explained that the council was satisfied with the level of renovations undertaken at the Special Education Center Yelwa.

Revealing that the council had approved for the provision of all required tools and facilities for learning of students with special needs for inclusive education.

On the issue of food scarcity and hunger, The state commissioner of Agriculture and Rural Development, Professor Simon Yalams, confirmed that the council has resolved to constitute a Committee which will gather inputs from professionals and make recommendations to government towards addressing food insecurity in the state. He said especially now that there is hunger and anger among people that need quick concern by government.

Also the State Commissioner of Lands and Survey, Amina Katagum, said the council had approved increase on land rent so as to improve the revenue of the state for effective running of government towards providing dividends of democracy to the citizens.

She said the increase was made in such a way that would not injure the people, considering the hardship everyone is facing today.


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