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Bauchi State Government to send teams to visit LGAs

28 July 2015, 07:50

Bauchi - Bauchi State Government says it would soon send an assessment team to all the 20 Local Government Areas of the state, to assess people's immediate needs.

Governor Mohammed Abubakar made this known on Monday in Bauchi when officials of Katagum Emirate Council, paid him a courtesy call.

"Government is sending out teams to all the local government areas to assess most urgent needs.

"Efforts are being made to review the budget we inherited from the last administration to make it conform with the All Progressive Congress (APC), manifestos," he said.

Also read: Bauchi urged to empower women

The governor promised to emulate the leadership style of fairness to all, exhibited by the late Second Republic governor of the state, Alhaji Tatari Ali.

He commended the the people of the emirate for their prayers before and after the general elections that brought the present administration into office.

Earlier in his remarks, Alhaji Usman Mahmud, who is spoke on behalf of the officials, had expressed their loyalty to the present administration in the state.

Mahmud also expressed the delight of the council over appointments made by the state government, saying "we will continue to support you to enable you excel."

He complained against poor road networks, health facilities and lack of portable drinking water in the seven local government areas that made up the emirate.



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