… As Ministry Of Finance, Budget & Economic Planning Launches New Mission Statement



The Kogi state ministry of Finance, Budget and Economic Planning under the leadership of Mukadam Asiwaju Asiru Idris,FCA has launched a reviewed, reformed and refocused mission statement, which is essentially geared towards efficient service delivery and optimum productivity as a Ministry.

While speaking, the Honourable Commissioner said it has become imperative to have a cutting edge mission statement as a Ministry, that will not only meet the demand of the ever changing Socio-political and economic indices, it will aide the implementation of the thematic areas of the New Direction Government.

While speaking about one of the mission statement- “Infrastructure financing by pursuing vigorously foreign direct investment and grant, Asiwaju said the state is about to award the two major roads from Zone 8 round about to GYB junction(Kaduna junction) and Zone 8 round about down to crusher for easy access into the state capital, saying the project when completed will add huge value to the urban renewal drive of the administration.

He asserted that the confluence state under the leadership of Governor Yahaya Bello had shown avowed commitment to deepening budget performance and citizen engagement in governance, which has not only won reputable laurels for the state, it has also engendered a January to December budget cycle, which is the requisite standard budgeting practice.

Other mission statement includes

-Strengtening the revenue generation base of the state so as to achieve 100% IGR target
-To maintain 100% performance in state Fiscal transparency, Accountability and sustainability programme
-Integration of micro Economic and Fiscal system into budget preparation to global standard
-Stronger Debt Sustainability to reduce Debt by 10%
-Rationalization of Public Expenditure to enhance value for Money

In conclusion, the Honourable Commissioner said that the Ministry under his watch will continually provide reforms and innovative ideals that will ensure the state is fiscally sound, prudent in management of resources and increased value for money.

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