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The Nasarawa State Community and Social Development Agency has commended Communities in the World Bank captured Local Government Councils for their patronage in the last 10 Years. General Manager of the Agency, Ahmed Saidu Ishaq gave the commendation during an interview, shortly after declaring open a one day sensitization workshop for LGAs, LGARCS (MDAs) Desk Officers on Monday at De Crown Hotel Lafia, the State Capital.
The General Manager who disclosed that a total of 500 expression of intentions have so far been received for execution of projects in the areas of water provision, building of Classrooms and other infrastructure, said 100 of such expressions have been carried out.
He said the Community development deriving Agency has done its best in bringing the social needs of the people to their door steps through partnership.
Ahmed Isaq who commended the State Government under the leadership of Abdullahi Sule for the show of concern and payment of the state Counterpart fund, assured that the Agency will continue to discharge her duties in accordance with lay down Principles of the World Bank.
Earlier, while declaring the Workshop open, the General Manager, Ahmed Saidu Ishaq, charged the participants to listen carefully and participate actively in every discuss.
Ahmed who explained that since the commencement of the Programme in the state in 2009, the Agency has been able to carry out projects in the areas of education, health and some other sectors of the economy, said “we don’t want the programme to fail”.
He called on the participants to count themselves lucky because only Six out of the 13 Local Government Areas in the state have been captured by the World Bank.
Our Correspondent reports that participants were drawn from Awe, Keana, Wamba, Doma, Nasarawa and Lafia Local Government Councils.