Bauchi Finance Commissioner Charge Departments, Agencies On Financial Prudence
By Isiyaka Ismail Wunti
Bauchi State Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has charged Departments, Agencies and Units under it to be prudent and play by the rules towards making the state financially independent.
The State Commissioner of Finance and Economic Development, Yakubu Adamu gave the charge when he paid a familiarization visit to agencies and units under the ministry.
The units include the State Treasury, Board of Internal Revenue Services (BIRS) Debt Management Office and the State Micro Finance Agency.
He expressed satisfaction with the collective commitment to improve on the existing revenue generation for the state government to function optimally.
The commissioner who solicited support and cooperation of the departments and agencies said he is determined to introduce new policies aimed at moving the state forward.
In separate remarks, the state Accountant General, Sa’idu Abubakar and Executive Chairman of the BIRS, Alhaji Mu’azu Usman promised to support the commissioner’s vision towards improving the state’s Internally Generated Revenue.
The commissioner was accompanied by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry Hajiya Asma’u Muhammad Sunusi, Directors and other principal officers.