GOVERNOR BALA LAUNCHES COSTED MODEL ACTION PLAN
His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Bauchi State Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed today launched launched Costed Model Action Plan Committee.
The Governor during the occasion held at the Banquet Hall, Government House Bauchi however inaugurated an implementation committee on Violence Against Persons Prohibition (VAPP) law.
Governor Bala who welcomed the publication of CMAP for the implementation of the Bauchi State VAPP law said his administration is committed to it’s successful implementation.
He said all stakeholders have an obligation to participate in creating a peaceful and safe environment for the growth and development of the State.
He called on the committees to work together for zero tolerance to all forms of violence in the State so as to eliminate violence against persons in the society.
According to the Governor Bauchi is the first state to domesticate VAPP in the North Eastern Nigeria, adding that implementation of the law will only be possible if supported by targeted financial and other resources.
Governor Bala said the Costed Model Action Plan is relevant to the overall response to ending violence against persons in Bauchi State and it offers a multi-sectoral and standardized approach that can be applied at all levels in which its goals are attainable in a specific timeframe.
He therefore acknowledged the partnership and support of development partners including the United Nations Women and the Government of United Kingdom for the funding and technical support provided for the implementation of the project in the State.
In their goodwill messages, the state First Lady, Hajiya Aisha Bala Mohammed, UN Women Deputy Country Representative, Lansana Wonneh and the Speaker, Bauchi State House of Assembly, Rt Honorable Abubakar Y Suleiman commended Governor Bala for the inauguration of the committees which according to them will go a long way in achieving the desired objectives.
Lawal Muazu Bauchi
New Media Aide to Bauchi Governor