Kaduna State government on Wednesday reiterated its commitment to invest more in human capital to make life better for the people.
The state Deputy Governor, Hadiza Balarabe, made this known in Zangon kataf Local Government Area of the state.
The event marked the one year in office of Elias Manza, the chairman of the council.
According to her, the state government will continue to invest more in human capital development that it will translate to greater economy, improved infrastructure and institutional development.
“When we invest in human capital development, we create avenue for our people to enjoy quality education, healthcare and decent standard of living,” she said.
She said as the state government focused on delivering people-centered policy and programmes, the citizens should support government by being law abiding and living in peace with one another.
The deputy governor also urged the people to have “special understanding and appreciation of our common humanity.”
She promised that government would continue to partner with LGAs to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people
“We are committed in ensuring that our people are educated, healthy and have requisite skills that will enable them contribute to the economic development of the state,” she said.
She also assured that government would continue to advance the course of peace on so many fronts.
According to her government would do by respecting and implementing the provision of the right damage law of 1958, the collective punishment Law of 1915 and peace preservation law of 1917.
She congratulated the chairman for the occasion and the people of the area, stressing hat the celebration should be considered as a stepping stone for greater work ahead for the LGA.
Mrs Balarabe assured that the state government would not relent in providing the chairman and his council with the needed support.
She inaugurated some key projects executed by the council within one year, including women empowerment centre in Fadan kamantan.
“I am particularly pleased with the centre because empowerment and autonomy for women and the improvement of their political social, economy and health status is the highly important.
“This is essential in the achievement of sustainable development.”
She also inaugurated a rural feeder road at Chom among other highpoints at the occasion.