From Lawal Sa’idu Funtua, Katsina
Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state has inaugurated a Projects Completion Committee urging it to ensure speedy execution and completion of ongoing projects awarded before the end of 2022.
Masari, while inaugurating the committee yesterday at Government House Katsina, urged the members to ensure the timely completion of all projects in critical sectors, such as health, education, water supply, works and agriculture.
He said the committee would also monitor the implementation of government directives on completion of the projects awarded and taken over as well provide periodic reports.
“The term of reference of the committee is to identify and document all ongoing projects in the state, especially those under the Ministries of Education, Water Resources, Health and works”.
Similarly, he said the committee would determine the status level of progress in outstanding works to be carry out and their cost; roll out projects completion strategies to be broken down into small, medium and long terms.
Other terms of reference he said, the committee is also expected to draw the attention of government on any other modalities; to recommend for hiring of any relevant professionals that might be required in the course of the work; to monitor the implementation of government directives on completion of the projects and provide periodic reports.
“Whatever small resources we have at the end of every month will be allocated to the committee. The committee will advise and recommend those projects to be completed stage-by-stage before the end of 2022”, he maintained.
He however reiterated his administration resolve to make sure that all uncompleted projects in the state were completed despite the ravaging Covid-19 pandemic and banditry bedeviling the state.