The Commissioner made the disclosure yesterday at a one day broad sensitization town hall meeting for Nigeria‘s 2nd peer review organized by the Presidency, NEPAD/APRM Kogi State Office held in Lokoja.
He commended APRM for its pursuit of the highest possible standard of good Political, economic and corporate governance and for broad Sustainable socioeconomic developement, reason the state put together the participatory and transparent town hall meeting of stakeholders.
The Commissioner also commended Gov. Bello for given approval and full support aimed at providing necessary logistics and material support for the state Office of NEPAD/APRM, and the country team towards achieving there objectives.
Asiwaju Asiru Idris commended the Staff and all MDAs in the state, said it was there efforts in implementation of the policy of the present administration is behind the feats achieved by the state, added that that the money released to the State will be used for Education, Health, Agriculture, in improving Infrastructure as well as embarking on Social Programs to cushion the effects of COVID-19 on the people.
SFTAS is a $750m programme of the Federal Government aimed at rewarding States for meeting any or all of nine indicators that demonstrate improvements in State Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability.