AMAC Chairman inaugurates policy advisory committee

Hudu Yakubu, Abuja


An 11-member Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) policy advisory committee has been constituted to take inventory of activities of the Council in the next three years.

Also, the committee, which is made of politicians and civil servants, is to prepare a photographic document of the Council’s achievement within the same period.

While inaugurating the committee in Abuja, the AMAC Chairman, Abdullahi Adamu Candido, gave the committee headed by Adamu Abari,  AMAC Supervisory Finance and Investment as Chairman, one month from the date of its inauguration to submit its report.

The Chairman disclosed that part of its terms of reference includes identifying areas where the campaign promises have been fulfilled to the electorate.

He added that the committee will identify all areas of campaign promises made during the just concluded 2019 electioneering period.

According to him, the committee is expected to bring up recommendations on the modalities on how to fulfil the unfulfilled campaign promises and the ones made during the 2019 electioneering season.

Candido then announced the dissolution of all standing committees in the council, with immediate effect.

He also urged the policy advisory committee to look into the books of some of the dissolved standing committees of the council.

Responding, the Committee Chariman, Mr Adamu Abari thanked the Chairman for the idea and opportunity given to him and other members of the committee to serve the council in such a way that will help advance the rapid and inclusive development of the Council.

He assured the Chairman that members of the committee will work round the clock as a team in order to deliver its terms of reference within the given timeline for the submission of its report for appropriate.

Other members of the committee include: Hon. Rahmat Abisola Abdullahi, Sunday Biko, Abbas Baba, Ibrahim Abubakar Dantsoho, and Arch. Lazarus Gaza.

Others are Mr. Danlami Awake, Mrs. Esther Ogunleye, Ibrahim Tanko, Mrs. Patience Olaloye and Yakubu Muhammad, respectively.