Fidelity bank banner Bayelsa State banner
Governor Mohammed Abubakar swears in 20 Commissioners, charges them to be servants of the people rather than their masters

By News Express on 07/02/2018

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+

Views: 934

 •A cross section of the newly sworn-in commissioners taking their oath of office on Wednesday
•A cross section of the newly sworn-in commissioners taking their oath of office on Wednesday

Governor Mohammed A. Abubakar (the first Makama Babba of Bauchi) on Wednesday swore in 20 new Commissioners at a grand ceremony held at the Multipurpose Hall, Bauchi. The Governor had dissolved the State Executive Council in July 2017.

In his speech shortly after the swearing in, Governor Abubakar explained that the dissolution of State Executive Council is normal in any government as it enables the Chief Executive of the State to inject new blood and make adjustments where necessary. He further explained that as the year 2019 is fast approaching, “it is of vital importance to bring on board more experienced and energetic people who will assist in accelerating the execution of policies and programmes for the benefit of the masses that voted the APC government into power.”

The Governor stressed that with the appointment of the new set of Commissioners, his administration’s resolve is to refocus and redirect the state’s resources and energy towards realising already set goals so as to justify the confidence reposed on the administration by the people of the state.

He reminded them that they are key players in policy formulation in the state, “hence the need for them to adhere strictly to due process, accountability and probity as the current administration attaches great importance to them.” He then called on them to handle resources at their control judiciously.

The Governor charged the new Commissioners to apply the principle of equity, fairness, and justice in the discharge of their duties. He also reminded them to see themselves as servants of the people and not their masters and be mindful of the oath of office they have taken.

Below is the list of the newly appointed/sworn in Commissioners and their portfolios:

1.) Engr. Nuhu Gidado — Works and Transport

2.) Ruqayya Ibrahim Kewa — Women Affairs

3.) Haruna Deke Mohammed — Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice

4.) Hon. Rifkatu Samson Danna — Environment

5.) Magaji Abubakar Dambam — Budget and Economic Planning

6.) Umar Ibrahim Sade — Information, Culture and Tourism

7.) Muhammad Sani Bashir — Power, Science and Technology

8.) Umar Ibrahim Mohammed — Housing

9.) Abubakar Gazali — Commerce

10.) Babangida Nasiru Giade — Cooperatives and SME Development

11.) Pharm. Ibrahim Madaki Saleh — Youths and Sports

12.) Muhammad Mahmud Abubakar — Rural and Community Development

13.) Yakubu Kirfi Esq — Agriculture

14.) Garba Muhammad Sarki Akuyam — Finance

15.) Danwanka Haruna Abdullahi — Education

16.) Ado Sarkin Aska Zigau — Religious Affairs and Community Relations

17.)  Nasiruddeen Muhammad Esq — Local Government Affairs

18.) Dr. Zuwaira Hassan Ibrahim — Health

19.) Musa Kaila Baima — Solid Minerals

20.) Ibrahim Ayuba Suleiman — Water Resources

Source News Express

Posted 07/02/2018 7:26:48 PM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon Share on Google+


 

CLASSIFIED ADS

 

You may also like...
The Message from Donald Trump

“Dead” Boko Haram leader, Shekau, bounces back, promises...

Ekeh to CNN: Govt. investment in ICT will...

Church of the Holy Sepulchre set to reopen...

Why Nigeria’s refineries are not working, and how...

World Cup: Semi-final combatants set for showdown

Troops arrest vandals of national assets in Borno...

‪#‎ReleaseOduduUkpanah coalition unfolds details of Jan. 5 Uyo...

Ondo poll: PDP faction threatens INEC

BREAKING NEWS: INEC registers 23 new political parties...

Apostle Suleman shuns DSS invitation •Stands by his...

Sporadic gunshots as police arrest Nollywood star

 

Latest News EPL: United beaten 3-2 as Brighton add to Mourinho’s woes NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Monday How Wike’s Chief Security Officer led Government House security officials to disrupt Rivers bye-election — APC Alarm bells as job and contract scams hit Niger Delta Nigeria’s democracy in danger: Savannah Centre Osun APC Guber: There was a conspiracy against me — Deputy Speaker, Lasun Third Mainland Bridge to be temporarily shut for 4 days – Lagos Govt 2019: Youths demand waiver, 50 per cent discount on nomination forms Man fights for his life in ICU after phone explodes while charging in bed NAF fighter jets bombard bandits’ hideouts in Zamfara Aregbesola’s free ride: Many stranded as travellers besiege railway terminal PDP wins Taraba's Takum 1 bye-electio

 

Most Read NUDE PHOTO OF OMOTOLA JALADE-EKEINDE surfaces online (378,965 views) Nigerian female sex addict opens up, says ‘I like it with both men and women’ (367,348 views) Shameless Genevieve Nnaji exposes breasts in public (297,114 views) Finally named: The full list of friends of Nigerian female sex addict who prowled Facebook (242,443 views) OLUMBA OLUMBA OBU (the one who called himself God) IS DEAD (223,434 views) Igbo scholar disgraces Femi Fani-Kayode •Demolishes claims on Igbo/Yoruba history with facts and figures (217,547 views) Breaking News: POPULAR REVEREND CONVERTS TO ISLAM in Kaduna (Nigeria) (193,159 views) OBJ’s son reported dead in Lagos plane crash •Names of more victims emerge (175,307 views) THE FINAL DISGRACE: Igbo scholar unleashes more facts about Igbo/Yoruba history, finishes off Femi Fani-Kayode with second article (159,981 views) My wasted years in Olumba Olumba Obu’s Evil Brotherhood (158,828 views) Lagos plane crash: Journalist releases victims’ names (153,119 views) Gunmen kill ASP, 2 other police officers in vain bid to kidnap Rivers PDP chieftain (143,389 views)

 

Categories Advertorials (3) African Press Organisation (81) Art & Literature (56) Business & Economy (3,462) Business Verdict (48) Columnists (912) Complaints & Requests (95) Enterprise & Opportunities (207) Entertainment (528) Features (640) Global Business Monitor (295) International (2,279) Interview (162) Live Commentary (28) Love Matters (135) News (38,144) Opinion (1,063) Pidgin (11) Politics (6,101) Religion (827) Sports (1,653) Stock Watch (33) AMA & Al Jazeera Global Update

 

CBN banner

Firstmobile banner

 

 

NEWS EXPRESS TV

Real Madrid vs Atletico Madrid 2-4 Highlights and Goals

 

APO Group Partner

 

 

CLASSIFIED ADS

GOCOP Accredited Member

GOCOP Accredited member

 

 

Africa Media Agency and Al Jazeera

Advertisement