By; MOHAMMED MUNIRAT NASIR, Gusau
Zamfara State Government’ has began the implementation of the International Public Sector Accounting Standards, (IPSAS), for accountability and transparency in the state.
This was disclosed by the Director General, Directorate of Investment and Public Private Partnership, Zamfara State, Alhaji Idris Garba Rikiji at a One Day workshop organized by the state government for all the Director Generals on the implementation of the IPSAS.
Rikiji who is the Chairman of the Director Generals Forum said the present administration of governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle was determined to revitalize activities of all public offices and revamp the state in all ramifications.
He said as lieutenants to the governor they have resolved to operate based on international standard and Nigeria’s doctrine for prudent, accountable and transparent leadership.
Rikiji added that political office holders and other civil servants in the state will continued to be exposed to training and retraining to ensure success of the set objectives.
A statement by the by the State Publicity Secretary of Director Generals Forum, Alhaji Jamilu Haruna Kalale said the workshop was organized to impact new methodology and improved the capacity of the participants on how best to practice the IPSAS on general financial dealings across the state MDAs.