The Adamawa State Executive Council Wednesday during its first meeting in 2021 has approved the issuance of one hundred billion naira bond for the Adamawa State Agric Business Support for the period of four years.
The Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Doctor Umar Garba Pella disclosed this while briefing newsmen shortly after the council meeting presided over by Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri in the council chambers Government House, Yola.
The Council according to the Commissioner of Information has also approved establishment of Adamawa State Agric Business Support Programme, Five agencies and repositioning of the Agricultural Development Programme and Board of Internal Revenue.
According to the Commissioner, the Council had during the meeting also approved engagements of a consultant for the development of architectural design, supervision, construction and rehabilitation of health facilities across the state.
Doctor Garba said the council has also approved the variation in the contract for the design and construction of flyover at total filling station junction, to allow for expansion of approach road for the length on each way, to accomdate the heavy traffic in the area being close to the ultra mordern market.
On his part, the Commissioner of Finance and Budget Doctor Ishaya Dabari while speaking on the issue of April Salary of workers, said the delay is from the Central Bank of Nigeria and as soon as the apex bank disburses the money into the state government account, payment will commence.
Contributing, the Commissioner of Agriculture Mr Mitikishe DishiKhobe said the Agric business plan has worked in Kaduna and other two states in the country and it will generate seven hundred and fifty as well as one thousand five hundred direct and indirect jobs.