Nigeria: Kaduna Legislature Confirms New Commissioner With Marching Order

By Juliana Katung

Kaduna (Nigeria) – Kaduna State House of Assembly, northwest of the country on Wednesday confirmed the appointment of a new commissioner into the State cabinet with a marching order to complete on going projects under his assigned ministry.

Ibrahim Hamza, an architect by profession and consultant to the country’s apex bank CBN, Nigeria Labour Congress as well as some multi national oil companies, is to head the Ministry of Water Resources.

The House which said it believed in his capability and competence, told the commissioner to encourage contractors to go back to sites as soon as funds are made available to the ministry.

Chairman, House committee on Information, Nuhu Shadalafiya tasked the commissioner to ensure that the 8 local Government areas envisaged in the Zaria water project have supply as soon as funds are made available from the recently approved supplementary budget”

“We want judicious use of that resource so that those contractors who have left sites will go back to sites immediately and then ensured that the Project achieve maximum level of completion.

Work should also be extended to other zones of the state particularly, the metropolitan town of Kaduna and Kafanchan so that those water works that are not functional would pick up and begin to give water to the people.

He however advised the Commissioner to work in Partnership with other relevant bodies in order to ensure improved water supply to communities in the State.

The Commissioner assured the legislators that though government is a continuous process, he would ensure that the vision and mission of the present Administration is accomplished.

The Zaria water project, he said, would be given adequate attention.

The House was adjourned to 31st January,2018

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