By Danjuma Joseph Lafia
The Nasarawa State government is Construct a new state secreteriat complex tagged ‘Legacy Project’, in Lafia, the state capital.
The state secreteriat complex is to cost the state government the sum of fourteen billion, seven hundred and nine million, seven eight thousand, two hundred and fifty naira and thirty one Kobo
State commissioner for information, culture and Tourism, Dogo Shamma, disclosed this to newsmen, shortly after the state executive council meeting at Government House yesterday.
The complex sited close to the state High Court and Assembly complexes, called ‘Three Arms Zone’ along Shendam road Lafia, is meant to bring all government offices together, he said.
Shamma, said the the new project has been captured in 2021 budget, which will be presented to the state assembly on the 17th of this month.
He stated 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.
“The state secreteriat when established will have the sole purpose of conducting government businesses and shall served as a one stop shop for the public to interact with the ooeratives of beurocratic affairs thereby facilitating the ease of doing business”
” Accordingly, a land measuring 180.88 hecters located along Shandam road Lafia, has been identified for the legacy project” Shamma said.