Gombe state governor-elect Alhaji Inuwa Yahya has said all is not well with governance in the state particularly the state civil service as outgoing administration failed to summit their handing over notes to the Transition committee.
Alhaji Yahya stated this while speaking duringthe presentation of the committee report in Gombe on Saturday.
He assuredthat the incoming administration will employ all means necessary to forestalltotal collapse of government services.
Theoutgoing administration did not render to the sectorial committee the desiredcooperation and assistance where it was needed most in terms of allowing themto have direct interaction and interface with relevant government functionariesin order to have first-hand information and data for use by them.
Mostsectorial committee had to rely on interpersonal relationship with government functionaries, their past experience,their personal knowledge to prevailing circumstances, among other things, toproduce their respective sectorial reports, he said.
In his remark,the Chairman Gombe state transition committee, Muhammad Kabir Ahmad said thedebt profile of Gombe state has accumulated to the tune of 110 billion naira asat December last year.
Alhaji Ahmad described the debt as outrageous comparedto the states government revenue profile, adding that the incomingadministration had a huge task of addressing the challenges facing the stateparticularly in areas such as education, civil service, water supply and youthempowerment.
He said 65percent of teachers in the state were unqualified adding that seventy- sevenpercent of primary school age children are out of school.