- The Nasarawa state governor has inaugurated a 31-member transition committee to ensure hitch free transfer of power to the state’s governor-elect
- Umaru Al-Makura inaugurated the committee at the Government House in Lafia on Wednesday, Wednesday 20
- According to him, the committee would guide the process of ensuring smooth and seamless transition in order to sustain the progress and development
Governor Umaru Al-Makura of Nasarawa state has inaugurated a 31-member transition committee to ensure hitch free transfer of power to the state’s governor-elect Abdullahi Sule, on May 29.
Al-Makura inaugurated the committee at the Government House in Lafia on Wednesday, Wednesday 20.
He said the committee would guide the process of ensuring smooth and seamless transition in order to sustain the progress and development of the state.
“The committee is intended to serve as vehicle for holistic evaluation of this administration’s stewardship and performance since 2011.
“This course of action has become imperative in view of the need to review the activities of government in order to highlight areas that are critical for sustenance and improvement by the in-coming administration,” Al-Makura said.
According to the governor, the committee is saddled with the responsibility of reviewing his administration’s stewardship in all sectors from May 29, 2011 to May 29, 2019.
“It will also identify challenges in the implementation of policies, projects and programmes of the administration and suggest likely steps for the incoming administration to explore,” he said.
He added that the committee would examine Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), as well as government-owned companies; including available manpower and make appropriate recommendations.
He explained that part of the committee’s terms of reference would be to plan and execute a befitting handing over ceremony from the outgoing administration to the incoming one come May 29.
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The committee, he said, has four weeks to submit its reports.
The committee is being co-chaired by the incumbent deputy governor Silas Agara and incoming deputy governor Emmanuel Akabe.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that the Nasarawa state chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party said it has filed cases at the election tribunal to seek redress over the result of governorship poll in the state.
Taimako Sunday-Anyuagbuga, PDP head of media and publicity in the state disclosed this in a statement in Lafia on Wednesday, March 20.
According him, the party has already commenced the constitutional process of seeking redress through the judiciary over the elections.
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