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Lafia - Gov. Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa
State has inaugurated a 19 -member committee to appraise the performance of his
administration’s first term in office.
Al-Makura, while inaugurating the committee on Monday in
Lafia, said members were technocrats drawn from all segments of the state
without recourse to political party or religious leaning.
He said "this committee is saddled with the responsibility
of evaluating the performance of the present administration with regards to the
social, physical and economic development of the state from 2011 to date.’’
According to him, the committee will also identify problems,
which might have hindered the smooth implementation of government policies and
programmes and recommend ways to tackle the challenges.
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The governor tasked members of the committee to also look
critically at the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA’s) and government
companies operating in the state in order to find the best way to manage them
for maximum performance.
He said the committee had six weeks to complete its
assignment and submit its report.
In a related development, the governor had raised an
18-member committee to ensure a hitch-free inauguration of his second term in
office to commence on May 29.
Al-Makura said members of both committees were men and women
of proven integrity and urged them to give their best in the interest of the
It is reported that the Appraisal
Committee is chaired by Mr Jonah Ogbole, a former Commissioner with the Federal
Civil Service Commission, while the Inauguration committee is chaired by Mr
Silas Agara, the Deputy Governor-Elect.