… as NEWMAP Nigeria Also came top in Project Support
Kogi State Governmemt on Thursday received the maiden Nigeria portfolio performance award ball offered by the World Bank for being prompt in the payment of counterpart funds and judicious utilization of world bank funds.
The maiden edition of the award programme which was organized by the World Bank and the Federal Ministry of Finance in Abuja was aimed at recognizing states and organizations that are prompt in the payment of counterpart funds as well as in the effective and judicious utilization of world bank funds in the area of provision projects that have direct bearing on the lives of the people.
Presenting the award , the world bank representative commended the outstanding performance of Kogi State government led by Governor Yahaya Bello in portfolio performance and described NEWMAP Nigeria as a reference point in excellence and performance.
The Governor who was represented at the occasion by the Commissioner for Finance, Asiwaju Idris Asiru, lauded the Bank for their commendation and promised that the state government will redoubled it effort and support to world bank at all times to pave ways for the success of all their projects in the State.
Governor Bello who promised to sustained payment of counterpart funds as at when due, described the award as an elixir that would spur the state in the coming years to provide more projects for rural communities.
Present at the event are Kaduna State Governor Mallam Nasir Ahmed El-Rufai and other Governors including their dignitaries.
Kogi State Government emerged first in performance among the North Central States in the first maiden Nigeria portfolio performance award ball.Share this on WhatsApp