Nassarawa State Earmarks Over ₦14b For Construction Of Secretariat

09 November 2020 By Chris Nyamtu.

Nasarawa State Government has approved over 14 point 7 billion Naira for construction of a state of the art Secretariat Complex.

Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Dogo Shammah announced this while briefing newsmen at the end of an emergency Executive Council Meeting in Lafia.

Mr Dogo Shammah said the new Secretariat Complex if completed, would serve as a one stop shop where business activities of the State Government in all Ministries and arms of Government would be carried out with ease.

He explained that since creation of Nasarawa State in 1996, civil servants in the State had been working in scattered ministries which according to him does not enhance optimal productivity and efficiency.

According to the Commissioner, the proposed Secretariat Complex which is described as legacy project would be cited along Shendam road in Lafia to be called the Three Arm Zone.

Mr Dogo Shammah pointed out that the project had been captured in the 2021 budget proposal.