Kogi state government, on the 6th of September, 2016 inaugurated the state’s SDGs Project Implementation Committee with the Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development as its Chairman and the Special Adviser to the governor on SDGs/State’s Focal Person, Arc Abdulmumeen Okara as Secretary.
The inauguration of the committee was performed by the Secretary to the State Government, Dr Folashade Arike on behalf of the governor Alh Yahaya Bello. Before the inauguration, Arc Abdulmumeen Okara commended the governor of Kogi state for his prompt directive for the inauguration of the committee while assuring the government of the committee’s capacity to deliver on the given task.
In her remarks before the inauguration, the Secretary to the State Government, Dr Folashade Arike decried the level of infrastructural decay across community health centres, primary and secondary schools in the state, noting that the constitution of the committee by the state government was timely and highly commendable. She urged members of the committee to be committed and show diligent in the discharge of the task assigned to them.
Members of the committee are;
Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Mr Idris Asiru-Chairman
Special Adviser to the governor on SDGs/State’s Focal Person, Arc Abdulmumeen Okara-Secretary
Representative of the office of the SSG, Mr Enefola Sunday
Commissioner for Budget and Planning, Oloruntoba Kehinde, member
Commissioner for Health Dr Saka H. Audu Member
Commissioner for Education, Tolorunleke J.S, Member
State Accountant General, Alh Momoh Jibrin, Member
ALGON Chairman, Hon Taofiq Isah, Member
Representative of Ministry of Justice,Member
Representative of Ministry of Rural Development,Member
Representative of Ministry of Works and Housing,Member
Speaking on behalf of the committee members, Dr Oloruntoba Kehinde thanked the government and gave assurance of the committee’s competence to ensure proper implementation.#Galacticus