‘How to implement Borno 25-year development plan’
Tada JUTHA, Maiduguri
To transform Borno State’s 25-year development plan, the quality and capacity of the civil service (CVS) will be enhanced for the productivity and efficiency of workers.
They are to formulate and implement programmes that are in accordance with Governor Babagana Zulum’s vision to actualize the 10-year strategic transformation plan.
Unfolding the socioeconomic plans, yesterday (Thursday) in Maiduguri, Chairman of the 11-member advisory committee on governance (ACG), Amb. Usman Sarki said that the civil service is indispensable in achieving the transformation agenda.
According to him, it is the vehicle to the State’s transformation agenda of the 25-year development plan.
He, however; warned that without commitments, the implementation of programmes will not be fully achieved.
Sarki stated yesterday that this will transform and make Borno, the first-class State in Nigeria.
He, therefore, assured that the committee will provide the necessary advice towards enhancing the capacity of workers to transform the state.
Continued: “We have the passion and drive to contribute to the success of the state government.
“This is in accordance with your administration and in accordance with the various experiences and knowledge we have acquired over several decades,” adding that the experiences are in diverse fields of endeavour.
He noted that the committee’s task was to make the state ‘attractive and competitive’ for business activities, trade and investors.
According to him, with the state’s location and resources; the state will become an agricultural hub in West Africa.
“Our task is to make the state competitive and attractive for businesses, trade and investors,” he said; assuring that the state by virtue of location and resources become the agricultural hub of West Africa.