The Kaduna State House of Assembly on Wednesday confirmed Dr Ibrahim Hamza as the Commissioner for Water Resources.
Hamza was nominated by Gov. Nasir Ahmed el-Rufai to serve as Commissioner in the state.
The nominee appeared at the House plenary presided over by the Speaker, Alhaji Aminu Shagali, where he was screened and confirmed.
Speaking with newsmen after his confirmation, Hamza expressed gratitude to Allah for the development.
Speaking on the Zaria Water Project, he said: “Government is a continue process; we all know that recently the state government commissioned the Zaria Project.
“In my capacity as Commissioner for Water Resources, I hope and intend to continue the good work of the former administrator.”
He assured the people of the state that he would work to accomplish the vision and mission of the state government.
Mr Nuhu Shadalafiya, the Chairman, House Committee on Information, called on the commissioner to ensure the completion of all ongoing water projects in the state.
“Ensure that the eight local governments concerned have adequate water supply as soon as funds are made available just like we did in the supplementary budget,’’ Shadalafiya said.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Hamza was the former Director-General of the Kaduna State Facility Management Agency (KADFAMA).
Hamza, who has a doctorate degree in Architecture, was born in 1974 in Soba Local Government Area of the state. (NAN)
September 23, 2018