07 September by Abdullahi jalaluddeen
The Zamfara State house of Assembly has reiterated its commitment in ensuring prudent utilization of public funds.
The speaker of the House, Alhaji Naisru Magarya stated this during a three day interactive workshop on the formulation and compilation of Annual financial accounts of local Governments in the State, organized by the commitee on Local Government and chieftency affairs held in Kano.
Alhaji Nasiru Magarya said the workshop was organized to acquaint members of the Assembly with knowledge of Accounting procedures targeted at enhancing effective service delivery.
He said the sixth Assembly in ZAMFARA State was committed in ensuring credible legislation through good representation and oversight functions.
The speaker maintained that the State Assembly has passed into law various bills geared towards uplifting the well being of the residents.
“Recently three ecomic bills were passed into law by the Assembly,which includes sustainable development goals Bill, consolidated revenue bill and Bureau of public procurement Bill”
He charged participants at the workshop to be focused in the discharge of their legislative responsibilities,aimed at achieving the set objectives.
Earlier, chairman of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria, Zamfara State chapter, Alhaji Mohammad Umar said the workshop would play a great role in building the capacity of Assembly members on financial activities of Local Government Areas.
He said the house in collaboration with the ministry of Local Government and Chieftency Affairs of Zamfara state had been organizing similar seminars and workshops with the aim of enhancing effective service delivery.