The Nasarawa State executive council, has approved the establishment of the state’s Bureau for Rural Development, which will henceforth manage all rural infrastructure, including roads, electricity and water supply.
State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Hon. Dogo Shammah, disclosed this while briefing newsmen, shortly after the monthly executive council meeting, on Friday.
According to the Information Commissioner, the bureau will also regulate rural feeder roads, construct, upgrade and maintain rural feeder roads as well as water installations across the state, among other functions.
Speaking on the resolutions taken by the council, Hon. Dogo Shammah, disclosed further that henceforth, all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), must key into the digitisation information management, geared towards tracking performances of MDAs’ projects, policies and programmes implementation in order to meet up with global digital direction in area of information dissemination.
This, the Commissioner said, is in line with the desire of the Engineer Abdullahi Sule administration to make Nasarawa State one among top three states of the federation with the enabling environment for investors.