In a bid to develop human capacity in Zamfara state, Mukhtar Idris, the governor-elect, has promised to boost the Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the northeastern state.
Mukhtar, who made this promise on Wednesday while receiving the management of the Internal Revenue Board who paid him a congratulatory visit at his home town in Gusau, the state capital, urged the board to intensify effort to generate funds for the actualisation of developmental projects in the northwestern state.
While expressing happiness with their performance, he urged them to put more efforts in making sure that everyone in the state would start smiling in the next few months.
While assuring that what is being generated will be enough to pay salaries, her, he added that he will keep meeting them in the next few months so that areas, where the government can help them enhance their work, will be looked at.
The leadership of the board who said they were in his residence to express their joy over Idris’ emergence as governor, also pledged to work tirelessly in generating more revenue for the progress of the state.
After his emergence as the governor-elect, Mukhtar had said his top agenda as Zamfara Governor are security, education and human capital development, improved access to healthcare, wealth and jobs creation, social services to the displaced and vulnerable person, and Infrastructural development.