The group was asked by the governor to provide comprehensive recommendations on how to improve the state’s TSA implementation.
A committee headed by Katsina State Governor Dikko Radda has been established to oversee the state government’s agencies’ adoption of the Treasury Single Account (TSA).
The governor’s chief press secretary, Malam Ibrahim Kalau, made this announcement in a statement on Monday in Katsina. Kaula claims that the governor has also established forest management committees and defined the mandates of local government pension and gratuity reforms.
The chairman of the TSA committee is Mohammed Aminu-Isiyaku, while the chairman of the pension and gratuity reform committee is Dr. Faruq Aminu.
He declared, “The forest management committee will be chaired by Alhaji Khalil Bako, and all three committees have four weeks to submit their findings to the state government.”
The state’s auditor general, the permanent secretary of the Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning, and the secretary of the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs made up the TSA Committee, according to Radda.
Additional members he included were the state accountant general and the technical assistant to the governor for money.
The permanent secretary of the department of establishment, pensions, and training, as well as the auditors general of every local government, shall comprise the pension gratuity reforms committee.
“Among others, members would include the Director of Finance at the Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, as well as the state chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC).
The state’s ministries of agriculture, justice, the House of Assembly, and the Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) Katsina branch are all represented on the forest management committee.
Additionally, Radda stated, “Kautal Hore Association with a secretary from the Governor’s Office and Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association.”
He also urged them to provide comprehensive recommendations on how to improve the state’s TSA implementation, deal with the ongoing problem of retiree pension and gratuity nonpayment, and make sure that Katsina forest regions are not turned into farmed areas.