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MDAs: Nasarawa Assembly calls for transparency, accountability



The Chairman, Nasarawa State House of Assembly Committee on Urban Development, Alhaji Suleiman Yakubu, has assured Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs)of the state of adequate support.

The support would enable MDAs achieve desire results for the overall development of the state.

Yakubu (APC-Awe South), gave the assurance while assessing the 2020 budget performance of the state Urban Development Board (NUDB) in Lafia on Thursday.

He said that transparency and accountability in MDAs would go a long way in ensuring speedy development in the state.

The lawmaker advised the board to always articulate its programmes in such a way that it would give a clear understanding for speedy consideration and approval.

He said that the committee invited the board in order to assess its 2020 budget performance with the view of addressing any challenge that may hinder its progress.

He urged the committee to imbibe sincerity, transparency, fairness and accountability in order to complement the state Governor’s ideal of good governance.

Earlier, the Managing Director of the board, Alhaji Adamu Muhammad, pleaded with the Assembly to look into its predicament and assist the board in accessing funds to execute its projects.

He stated that the challenges of the board include funds, equipment among others.

Muhammad said that provision of modern equipment to the board would enable the board to carry out its responsibility in the area of projects execution and maintenance.

Edited By: Abiemwense Moru/Ismail Abdulaziz (NAN)

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