Adamawa Constitutes Committee to Review Development Plan


Adamawa state Deputy Governor Professor Kaletapwa George Farauta, has inaugurated a Development Plan Steering Committee to review the existing medium development plan from 2021-2025.

The committee is to update the plan in line with emerging realities.

Members of the committee which was inaugurated at the conference hall of Government House Yola on Wednesday, is based on pedigrees and integrity, looking at the prevailing challenges around the state and the nation, the deputy governor said.

Farauta charged the committee to develop inclusive policy direction for the people of the state.

The 20- member committee is expected to come up with a development plan focusing on economic status, standard of living, structural development, food security and protection of the citizenry.

The committee is to work with MDAs and other stakeholders to analyze current situations and needs and outline policy options.

Barrister Awal Tukur, Secretary to the State Government is to serve as chairman, while Mr Amos Piribu Enoch, Permanent Secretary, state planning commission is to serve as secretary of the Committee.

In his response, the Chairman of the committee thanked the state government for finding the members worthy.

Dr Mary Paninga, chairman state planning commission, said the project has medium and long term plans that would properly be monitored.

Other members include commissioners for Information, Local Government, Water Resources, Works & Energy, Health, among others.

By Hussaini Hammangabdo