The National Economic Council Implementation Monitoring Committee, has commended the Anambra state government for identifying with and adopting most of its resolutions numbering about 71 across 7 thematic areas.
The areas including Agriculture, Investment Promotion, Infrastructure, Social Investment, Education among others, according to the council were reached at a joint meeting of the Governors’ Forum and the Vice-President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo held under the auspices of the National Economic Council in March last year.
The Committee which was chaired by the Minister of State, Hajiya Zainab Ahmed was created alongside the National Economic Council Retreat Steering Committee which is chaired by the Vice President, with the mandate of implementing the resolutions.
Gov Obiano, after a closed door meeting with the team, said that Anambra state under his watch has remained committed to the implementation of the resolutions as evident with the successes recorded by his administration in the areas of Agriculture, Education, Social Welfare packages and in attracting investors to the State.
He assured that his administration would continue to set the pace in good governance and present a model for other states of the country to emulate in transforming their respective states.
The leader of the team, Mr Samuel Nwozuzu, said they were impressed with what the State has achieved under the thematic areas within a short period of time, attributing it to vision and commitment to purposeful leadership.
The Commissioner for Economic Planning, Budget and Development Partners, Mark Okoye stated that major benefit of the exercise is that it creates the avenue for sharing of ideas and experience, adding that for Anambra state, the implications of the activity was the scaling up of the bar of development in line with global best practices.