Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has assured Gov. Abdullahi Sule of more support and legal backing to enhance revenue generation for the overall development of the state.
To this end, the House has confirmed the re-appointment of Ahmed Muhammad Yakubu, the immediate past Chairman of Nasarawa State Internal Revenue Service and three members of the board.
Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, the Speaker of the House announced their confirmation after their appearances during the House proceedings today in Lafia.
The Speaker said that the confirmation of the Chairman and three other members followed their track records of achievements in their first tenure.
According to him, we have confirmed the re-appointment of Ahmed Muhammed Yakubu as Chairman and Sabo Balarabe Usman, Hon Emmanuel Zachariah and Ali Mohammed Doma as members of Nasarawa State Board of Internal Revenue Service.
” The Chairman and members of the board have appeared here in the last four years for the same rituals.
” His Excellency, Gov. Abdullahi Sule was satisfied with their performances and resend their names for screening and possible confirmation.
” I have also recieved reports from House Committee on Finance and Appropriation over their good performances.
” Their performances is indeed wonderful as no committee of the House have found them wanting in the discharge of their duties.
” Their performances speaks volumes, that was why His Excellency re-appointed all of them for another tenure,” he said.
The Speaker urged the chairman and members of the board to continue to work in synergy in order to take the board forward and generate more revenue to the coffer of the state government.
“For us as Assembly, we shall continue to give them encouragement so that the board name will be written in gold in terms of revenue generation,” he added.
Earlier, Hon Umar Tanko Tunga ( APC- Awe North), the Majority Leader of the House moved a motion for the confirmation of the nominees.
Hon Abel Bala ( PDP- Nassarawa Eggon West), the Minority Leader of the House seconded the motion.
The House unanimously screened and confirmed the nominees.
The Speaker, then directed the clerk of the House to communicate the House resolution to Gov. Sule for necessary action.
It would be recalled that on April 7, 2022, Gov. Abdullahi Sule has sent the name of Ahmed Muhammed Yakubu as Chairman and Sabo Balarabe Usman, Hon Emmanuel Zachariah and Ali Mohammed Doma as members of Nasarawa State Board of Internal Revenue Service.