COVID-19: Masari Inaugurates Steering Committee On Economic Recovery
Katsina State Governor Alhaji Aminu Bello Masari,has Inaugurated the Steering Committee on the implementation of Nigeria Covid-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus N-CARES Programme in the State.
The Governor Inaugurated the committee at a brief occasion which held in his office.
The Committee has Commissioner of Budget and Economic Planning Alhaji Faruk Lawal Jobe as Chairman,while Commissioner of Finance Alhaji Kasim Mutallab and the Special Adviser on Agriculture Dr.Abba Yakubu Abdallah will serve as Members.
Other members of the committee include the Special Advisers on Empowerment and Special Interventions and That of Girl Child Education and Child Development Alhaji Abdulkadir Mamman Nasir and Hajiya Amina Lawal Dauda Mani as well as the Board Chairman of the Community and Social Development Agency Alhaji Nasiru Abdul.
The rest are the Permanent Secretary Department of Budget and Economic Planning Alhaji Abdullahi Gagare and a Permanent Secretary from SGS Office Alhaji Kasimu Nagari while Shu’aibu Aliyu from Department of Budget and Economic Planning will serve as Secretary of the Committee.
Speaking before the Inauguration,Governor Aminu Masari charged the committee members to do their best in discharging the confidence reposed in them.
The Governor who speaks on the terms of reference of the committee said the N-CARES Programme was purposely introduced to cushion the effect of Covid-19 among people of the state.
He said the sum of twenty million dollars will be spent in the various components of the project at its three result areas in the state.
Governor Masari re-stated the determination of his administration to give all the needed support and co’operation towards the successful implementation of the programme.