Available facts and figures emerging from the Katsina state government have indicated that the development projects executed by the present administration of Gov Aminu Bello Masari surpasses that of his predecessor Ibrahim Shehu Shema.
The Office of the state Director Media and Publicity Malam Ibrahim Muazzam Abdullahi, who released the statistical analysis of the development projects under the two regimes described the little stint of Masari as wonderful.
He noted that within just three years, the Masari led administration has settled the 6 year backlog of 11.3 billion as pension and death gratuity to thousands of retired civil servants.
He said another N7 billion has also been earmarked to settle the remaining outstanding entitlements of both serving and retired workers, stressing we were committed and determined to make the state debt free.
Abdullahi added that the Government has also paid about N900million as scholarship to indigent students studying various courses abroad, we would rejuvenate and revitalize the entire sectors of our economy, he stressed.
According to him the state government has reconstructed and renovated most of the dilapidated roads network in the state, “adding we are constructing additional roads network within the state.
He said the government has drastically and reasonably minimized the instances of the hitherto precarious security challenges within the period under review,” adding our efforts on repositioning the education and the health sector was also unique and envious.
Abdullahi averred that the 3 years of the Masari administration were beyond comparism with the eight sordid years of Ibrahim Shehu Shema when impunity, looting and undisciplined were the hallmark of the period.