Sokoto: Tambuwal Promises Synergy With Federal Government

imageThe new governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambawal, on Friday promised to consolidate the works of his predecessor through responsive synergy with the federal government for the benefit of the state.
The governor said his administration would be service delivery driven, adding that he will make good use of the state resources to promote “quality service with open opportunities for all.”
Tambuwal spoke shortly after taking the oath of office and allegiance administered by the state Chief Judge, Justice Aisha Sani Dahiru, at the famous Kangiwa Square venue of the event.
The governor said he will ensure the execution of projects with direct bearing to the common man.
The ceremony was attended by Sultan Muhmammad Sa’ad Abubakar III, Secretary -General of ECOWAS, Muhammed Ibn Chambas, Emir of Tohoa, former governors and military administrators, former and current National Assembly members including Senators, All Progressive Congress national leaders, state lawmakers former and serving, friends, associates and well wishers from outside the state.
He also acknowledged that his administration would face some challenges as a result of low Internally Generated Revenue, saying” we will focus attention on harnessing solid mineral resources, boost private sector participation, establishment and revival of the state investment company and marketing board among other critical areas of the state economy.”
“All these will help strengthen our revenue base and enhance opportunities to maximise economic values for independence,” he said.

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