The Executive Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, Kauran Bauchi has eulogized president Muhammadu Buhari for creating the North East Development Commission (NEDC).
The governor made the remark during the formal presentation of certificates/starters packs to pioneer beneficiaries of ICT program sponsored by the NEDC.
The NEDC also during the event distributed learning materials to public and private primary schools, COVID-19 preventive items as well as agricultural inputs to vulnerable groups and security agencies in the state.
Presenting the certificates to the beneficiaries at banquet hall, Government House Bauchi, Governor Bala charged them to make good use of the facilities for self reliant.
A statement by Lawal Muazu Bauchi,
Special Assistant New Media to the Governor Mohammed said the governor pledged to improve ICT in governance and skill acquisition for advance knowledge driven interventions.
The Governor welcomed the developmental projects of the North East Development Commission in Bauchi State and pledged to support them to implement advanced policies effectively.
Governor Bala added that his administration will continue to partner with the NEDC and other relevant stakeholders and institutions to ensure Bauchi State benefits from it’s policies and programmes geared towards improving their living conditions.
In their separate remarks, chairman, Senate committee on Special Duties, Senator Yusuf Abubakar Yusuf and the Managing Director Commission, NEDC Mohammed Alkali commended Governor Bala for working hand in hand with the commission.