– Bauchi state governor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has made new appointments
– The new appointees include Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Mohammed Sabiu Baba, Chief of Staff Government House, Alhaji Abubakar Kari and others
– The appointees were sworn-in on Monday, June 10, at a ceremony held at the Banquet Hall, Government House Bauchi
Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of Bauchi state has reportedly sworn in the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Chief of Staff and Chief of Staff, deputy governor’s office.
The appointees include: Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Mohammed Sabiu Baba, Chief of Staff Government House, Alhaji Abubakar Kari and Deputy Chief of Staff, Deputy Governor’s Office, Alhaji Bashir Ya’u.
According to Daily Trust, they were sworn-in on Monday, June 10, at a ceremony held at the Banquet Hall, Government House Bauchi.
Legit.ng gathers that they were administered with the Oath of office and Oath of allegiance by the state chief judge by Justice Rabi Talatu Umar who was represented by Justice Ahmed Mohammed Kabir Madaki.
In his address after the swearing in of the appointees, Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed said that the swearing in was to ensure the smooth take-off of his administration.
He said that the office of the SSG was the nucleus and the heart of government activities.
His words: “Now that the elections are over, it is time for the serious business of governance to deliver on the promises made and meet expectations. For the government to meet these expectations there is need for the appointment of competent, trusted individuals.”
The governor reminded the appointees that they were appointed because of their competence and pedigree, adding that they should see their appointment as a challenge to contribute their quota to the development of the state.
Speaking on behalf of the other appointees, the SSG, Alhaji Mohammed Sabiu Baba thanked Governor Mohammed for the appointments.
“I assure you, we will work together and take Bauchi state to greater heights,” he said.
The appointees include; Alhaji Mohammed Sabiu Baba,Secretary to the State Government(SSG), Alhaji Abubakar Kari, Chief of Staff and Alhaji Bashir Ya’u who will serve Deputy Chief of Staff, Deputy Governor’s Office.
Other appointees include; Mukhtari Mohammed Gidado, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) Media and Alhaji Hassan Mohammed, Chief of Protocol.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Governor Mohammed said that he was overwhelmed with a strong sense of humility when he was announced the winner of the state’s governorship election.
The Bauchi governor also spoke about the various challenges he encountered. He added that his electoral victory cuts across tribal, religious and even party lines, saying that has given him a strong sense of responsibility.
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