Ahmed Abubakar, Dutse
Governor Muhammad Badaru Abubakar of Jigawa has declared that there is an extreme poverty rate amongst the people of the state.
The governor who stated this on Monday during the swearing-in and inauguration of commissioners and advisers said his administration will do all it could to reverse the sufferings of the people.
Badaru who also declared that there is a decade of consistent neglect in the education sector and assured that the trend must be reversed through a thorough revamp of the sector.
He said the state has not achieved the desired objective in agriculture, “as we are still far below the world standard in actualising our desired goal in agriculture.
He said even though the state is ranked the fourth in the country in terms of portable drinking water we are still yet to attain its full utilisation.
Governor Badaru who inaugurated his second term executive council at the Government House conference hall in Dutse after 120 days in office called on the newly appointees to support his administration in providing good governance to the citizens of the state.
He said the reelection of APC in the state is a clear testimony that the people of the state have confidence on his administration.
The newly appointed commissioners include; Abba Zakari Ministry of Health, Musa Adamu Aliyu ministry of Justice, Ibrahim Baba Chaichai ministry of environment.
The rest are Muhammad Alhassan Ministry of Information Youth Sport and Culture, Kabiru Hassan Sugungun ministry of local government, Babangida Umar Gantsa Ministry of Finance.
Others are Lawan Yunusa Danzomo Ministry for Education, Yelwa Da’u Tijjani Ministry for women Affairs, Salisu Zakari ministry of Commerce and industries, Ibrahim Garba Hannun Giwa ministry of water resources and Aminu Usman ministry of Works and Housing.