By Johnpaul Anih, 17-9-2020
As part of efforts to ensure the effective monitoring and coordination of figures,
quarterly review of the actual performances of all the MDAs, recurrent and capital expenditure, the Enugu State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has assured his readiness to continuously supporting the Federal Ministry of Budget and planning inorder to actualize it’s Mandate.
Govenor Ugwuanyi made the assurance on Thursday in Enugu, during the signing of memorandum of understanding between the Enugu State Bureau of Statistics and the National Bureau of Statistics.
Chief Ugwuanyi represented by the state’s Commissioner for budget and planning Dr. David Ugwunta said that the ceremony was to enable the ministry review her duties, advise the government on matters relating to National Development and overall management of the economy aswell as seek possible areas of collaboration between the Ministries as enshrined under section 2,3 and 5 of the establishment act.
Responding, the Director Demographic and Social Statistics, National Bureau of Statistics, Tunde Adebisi who extolled Governor Ugwuanyi’s rural Developmental strides and peace initiative, maintained that the signing of the Memorandum of understanding became expident for the full discharge of all the Ministrie’s functions, hence the overall National Development.
While thanking the Governor for the recruitment of over 30 statisticians in the state, the Director Information and Technology of the Ministry, Biyi Fafunmi, thanked the Enugu State Commissioner for budget Dr. David Ugwunta for his unparalleled efforts in repositioning the ministry.
Highlight of the event, was the signing of the Memorandum of understanding between both Establishments with the theme “Collaboration For Capacity Building, Planning, Research, Analysis And Data Management In Enugu State”.