Nasarawa State House has insisted that Abuja Electricity Distribution Company AEDC must quit the state if it fails to restore stable power supply within the 14day ultimatum earlier issued.Speaker Danladi Jatau made the house’s position known while hosting members of Nasarawa State Traders and marketing Association who were on a thank you visit.

Jatau, told his visitors that the state is already in talks with alternative companies to provide electricity to Nasarawa State if Abuja Electricity Distribution Company AEDC fails to comply with the 14 day ultimatum earlier issued by the house.

Meanwhile, the Nasarawa State House of Assembly has commenced oversight functions of ministries, agencies and parastatal to appraise the performance of the 2024 budget as passed by the house and the early birds were the management of ministry of works and Nasarawa Electricity Power Agency.

Scrutinizing the budgets, the chairman house committee on works Suleiman Yakubu Azara advised the state government to put its thinking cap on how to generate, transmit and distribute electricity to the citizenry.

Also, at the state house of assembly was the management of state scholarship board where the Executive Secretary of the board Sa’adatu Yahaya said even though the board’s budget is below the benchmark the procession of scholarships is on top gear.

Hosting the scholarship Board and other education related agencies, the chairman house committee of Education, Science and Technology Abel Bala charged them to implement their budgets as assented to by the governor.

So far, the ministries and agencies that appeared for budget defence complained of securing many approvals for expenditure without releases.

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