Economic Diversification: Bauchi Gov To Engage Stakeholders In Acquaculture, Dry Season Farming

Bauchi State Executive council has approved the provision of Roadmap for the development of acquaculture and dry season farming at Gubi Dam of Ganjuwa Local Government and other available dams around the state, aimed to address hunger and poverty among citizens of the state.

It also expressed satisfaction with the state budget performance within the last five years.

The state commissioner of Budget and Economic planning Aminu Hammayo stated this while briefing Newsmen on the outcome of the council meeting held on Thursday at the Government house.

Aminu Hammayo said 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, adding that it is a requirement of the Nigerian Governors forum for proper financial planning and implementation.

On her part, The state Commissioner for Education Jamila Dahiru explained that the council was satisfied with the level of renovations undertaken at the Special Education Center Yelwa.

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

On the issue of food scarcity and hunger, The state commissioner of Agriculture and Rural development, Professor Simon Yalams confirmed that the council have resolved to constitutes a Committee which will to gather inputs from professionals and make recommendations to government towards addressing food insecurity.

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