Borno State Governor, Babagana Umara Zulum, has charged the newly established Borno State Geographical Information Service Board (BOGIS), to ensure efficient and effective land administration in the state.
Zulum gave the charge during the commissioning of the laboratory and computer centre of the new boaed.
A statement posted on the official facebook page of the governor on Saturday, quoted Zulum as saying, “You should ensure efficient and effective land administration in the State.”
“Government will give you support to ensure all the goals set by your organisation is achieved. Board and management were able to achieve this much during this short period from your inauguration, is quite commendable. I am overwhelmed with what has been achieved so far.” Zulum said.
The BOGIS act was signed into law on 29th November, 2019 and was subsequently inaugurated on 16th January 2020.
Highlight of the occasion was the symbolic signing of a certificate of occupancy by His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Borno State, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum.
Earlier in his remarks, the Executive Secretary of the Board, Adam Bababe enumerated his achievements since assumption of office in January 2020. They include; construction of 40 seater capacity GIS laboratory and computer centre, construction and furnishing of a customer service unit, renovation and furnishing of the administration block of the agency, development and deployment of digital land registry, new GIS based certificate of occupancy production facility among others.
Bababe added that “With the commissioning of these projects by His Excellency today, the agency will roll out all other activities that were suspended due to the automation and migration process.”