Katsina State Governor, Dikko Radda, has promised to introduce a Treasury Single Account, (TSA), to block leakages and fight corruption.
Radda disclosed this yesterday afternoon, immediately after he was sworn-in as the Governor of the State by the Chief Judge, Musa Danladi.
According to the Governor, the planned introduction of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) is to consolidate the state finance and strengthen accountability in all our financial systems…“This will ensure public finances are handled efficiently for the benefit of the people of Katsina State”, Radda stated.
He also said he would fight insecurity head-on. Radda, however, called on terrorists to repent and surrender their weapons or face the full wrath of the law.
The governor also promised that the state would witness positive changes in land administration and revenue generation.
He promised to revive the education sector to ensure that students and pupils from the State can compete with others in Nigeria and beyond. He equally vowed to review the health sector to help the vulnerable members of society by improving access to health care.
The new governor also pledged to establish Katsina State Development Management Board, ensure a new approach to improve public service to work effectively, support small and medium enterprises, revive the agricultural sector and establish an agency to promote employment generation.