Browsing: Governor El-Rufai

The statement said “Governor Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai, had, while presenting the 2017-2019 multi-year budget proposal to the state House of Assembly on Wednesday, 12th October 2016, disclosed that the State Government would send a Bill to the State House of Assembly to create a neutral public service broadcaster that will educate, entertain, inform and enlighten the public, devoid of partisanship and that can operate in a commercialized environment”

El-Rufai said the intervention was necessary to boost nutrition and health of the children, as well as encourage school attendance.
The governor stressed that the programme was part of the free education project initiated by the administration to expand access to education and ensure that every child “can have nine years of free, decent basic education no matter the income level of their parent”

A statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan, explained that the suspension of the Chairman was taken to enable the government thoroughly investigate his involvement in the unauthorized demolition of private buildings within the state capital, aimed at recovering lands belonging to the state government