Adamawa Assembly commends Fintiri for Granting Members Constituency Project

Adamawa State House of Assembly has applauded Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri for granting Constituency Project to all the twenty five members of the state seventh Assembly.
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By Usman Umar Sahabi

Adamawa State House of Assembly has applauded Governor Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri for granting Constituency Project to all the twenty five members of the state seventh Assembly.

The Deputy Majority Leader of the House and Chairman House standing Committee on information Mr Japhet Kefas of Gombi Constituency made the commendation on behalf of the lawmakers during an interview with State Assembly correspondent’s in Yola.

According to him, the constituency project fund was not given to the members in cash, instead it was released to state ministries and agencies that will excute the projects as sited by members.

The spokesman of the House further explained that the money is not in the personal accounts of the Legislators, but in the accounts of various ministries who after due process will award contract for the execution of constituency projects to various construction companies.

According to the Assembly, no member will have access to the fund on personal basis, but expected to forward lists of projects of their choice and its location for execution by the relevant ministries, insisting that the only role every member will play is to supervise so as to ensure that quality job is carried out.

Mr. Kefas thanked Governor Fintiri whom he described as ATM, visionary and focused Governor for releasing the money for the execution of projects at their various constituencies, saying this will enable them fulfill some of their campaign promises to their people.

According to him, it can be used to provide portable water supply, electrification project, construct or renovate schools, health centers, rehabilitate rural roads, empower constituents, award scholarship and host of other constituency activities.

He pointed out that the ministries concern are ready to carry out all the procurement process as provided by law before embarking on the execution of the projects to their teeming electorate.

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