Usman Mohammad FRCN
The Federal government has commended Governor Badaru Abubakar of jigawa state for supporting traditional institutions to resolve internal conflicts in the state.
The Minister for information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed stated during a courtesy visit to the Governor as part of a one day official visit to inspect the 50 meters tallest national flag hoisted within the multi billion Naira Mallam Alu Agro-allied farm company project at Birnin kudu local government of the state.
According to him, the resolve to allow traditional institutions to address conflicts has further helped in mitigating the escalation of unnecessary crises that has earned jigawa state as one of the most peaceful state in the country.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed said Badaru Abubakar support traditional institutions across the state in resolving internal crises.
Earlier, Governor Badaru Abubakar said jigawa state government had received a paris club refund of 37 billion naira from the Federal government.
He noted that the Buhari led administration also refund the sum of 10 billion naira to the state for the construction of Dutse international airport.
He said the agricultural transformation agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari has helped in alleviating poverty among the people across the state.
According to him, the CBN anchor borrower project that provides soft loan for peasant farmers have also greatly affected the lives of people in the state.
Badaru Abubakar pointed out that, about 164,000 families were taken out of poverty through the federal government social investment programs.
Radio Nigeria reports that the Minister also visited the Dutse Emir Alhaji Nuhu Muhammadu Sunusi at his palace.
Some of the entourage of the minister include the Director General of FRCN, Dr Mansur Liman, DG NTA Yakubu Ibn Mohammed, as well as Director General of NOA, Dr Garba Abari and DG NCMM Professor Abba Tijjani.
Others also include Special Advisers to President Mr Segun Adeyemi and Mr Williams Adeleye.