From AbdulRazaq Kaura ( Zamfara)
The Director General, Directorate of Investment and Public Private Partnership, Zamfara State, Alhaji Idris Garba Rikiji says, the state government has begun implementation of International Public Sector Accounting Standards-IPSAS, for accountability and transparency.
This is contained in a statement signed and made available to Radio Nigeria in Gusau by the State Publicity Secretary of Director Generals Forum, Alhaji Jamilu Haruna Kalale after a one-day workshop organised by State Government.
Alhaji Idris Garba Rikiji who is also the Chairman of the Director Generals Forum said the workshop had impacted new methodology and improved the capacity of the participants on how best to practice the IPSAS on general financial dealings across the state government’s Ministries, Departments and Agencies.
Idris pointed out that, the present administration of the state under Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle was determined to revitalize activities of all public offices and revamp the state in all ramifications, adding that as lieutenants to the governor, they have resolved to operate based on international standard and Nigeria’s doctrine for prudent, accountable and transparent leadership.
He noted that, political office holders and other civil servants in the state will be exposed continuously to training and retraining to ensure success of the set objectives.