Bauchi Dep. Gov seeks private sector’s support to resuscitate ailing industries

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By Umar Sa’id Baúchi

The Bauchi State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Mohammed Auwal Jatau has explained that the administration of Governor Bala Mohammed requires support of private sectors to resuscitate its ailing industries and create more business environments and opportunities in the state.

Speaking yesterday at the inaugural meeting of the Governing Board of Bureau for Privatisation and Economic Reforms, Hon. Auwal Jatau, explained that the inauguration signals the beginning of another journey in the collective mandate to ensure full and functional Privatisation and Commercialisation of moribund enterprises.

He said the mandate and role of the Board, include among others, determining the political, economic and social objectives of Privatisation and Commercialisation of State owned enterprises, review from time to time, the socio-economic effect of the program of Privatisation and Commercialisation, make regulatory reforms in the economic sector of the state and to supervise the activities of the Bureau as well as to issue directions on the implementation of the Privatisation, Commercialisation and economic reforms programs.

“I want to seize this opportunity to express my profound gratitude to Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, the Executive Governor of Bauchi State for entrusting me with the leadership of the Board of the State Bureau of Privatisation and Economic Reforms.

The Deputy Governor enjoyed all board members to put hands together to ensure success of the Privatisation, Commercialisation and other economic reform programme, saying is the only way we can promote excellence that will take us to the Promising Land.

He therefore assured that the Board of the State Bureau of Privatisation and Economic Reforms will compliment the efforts of the state government in creating employment opportunities for youths in the state and to produce goods and services for the teeming population.

The Secretary to the State Government, Barrister Ibrahim Mohammed Kashim who spoke on behalf of members of the board, promised to justify the confidence reposed in them by working tirelessly towards the success of assignment.