Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Infomation Commissioner Briefs Journalists On Key Points From This Week's EXCO Meeting




BY CHIBUZO OKOYE

The Commissioner for Information and Communication Strategy, Ogbuefi Tony Nnacheta, says the state government wants efficient service delivery in all its Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

Ogbuefi Nnacheta, disclosed this when he briefed journalists on the outcome of this week’s state executive council’s meeting.

Disclosing various initiatives of the council, Ogbuefi Nnacheta said that Governor Willie Obiano made it clear that efficiency, value for money and doing more with less formed the basis of his administration in order to keep his government afloat despite the dwindling economic state of the country.

The Commissioner informed journalists that Mr Mark Okoye, hitherto Special Adviser to the Governor on Economic Planning and budget is now the Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget and that the Senior Special Assistant to the governor on Budget has been re-designated, Special Adviser to the Governor on Efficiency, while Mr Amaobi Ifediora is now Secretary to the Board of Anambra State Investment Promotion and Protection Agency. (ANSIPPA).

The Commissioner further said that council has approved the construction of twelve roads with drainages at the executive business district, Awka to enable Ndi Anambra and other intending developers move into their plots, even as he said that government has decided to have a functional water supply at the Dr Alex Ekwueme square done immediately as well as erect canopies to shield people from the sun during events at the square.

Ogbuefi Nnacheta further pointed out that government has slashed fees for Certificates of Occupancy Cs of O across board in the state, calling on Ndi Anambra to utilize the opportunity to acquire Cs of O with less stress, saying that government is resolute and committed to ensuring that every community in the state has a project of her choice worth twenty million naira from the government to be completed before the end of this year.

Commissioner Nnacheta appealed to the various communities in the state to come up with a project that will be of the highest and utmost importance to them .

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