Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni, has charged new commissioners in the state to be diligent, loyal and sacrifice, to promote good governance and service delivery in the state.
Buni gave the charge in Damaturu, on Saturday while swearing in 20 newly-appointed commissioners to serve in the state executive council.
“l am sure you are conscious of the task that awaits you, as we shall be taking critical decisions for and on behalf of our people, with a sense of commitment to implement our people-oriented policies and programmes to accelerate the development of our dear state, upon which we secured the people’s mandate for a second term of office, at the 2023 governorship election.
“All files must go through the approved channels for proper documentation. Similarly, government files and documents must not be released to unauthorized persons, “ the governor warned .
Buni also cautioned the new commissioners against sabotage, diversion and waste of scarce resources.
“You are strongly advised to be prudent and transparent in executing projects and programmes placed under your trust”, he charged.
Gov. Buni then announced the portfolios of each commissioner as follows:
“Ali Mustapha Goniri – Ministry of Agriculture; Ya Jalo Badama – Ministry of Women Affairs; Alh. Aji Yerima Bularafa – Ministry of Wealth Creation; Hon. Musa Mustapha – Ministry of Transport and Energy; Ahmed Buba Abba Kyari – Ministry of Housing; Engr. Usman Ahmed – Minister of Water Resources; Mohammed Abatcha Gaidam – Ministry of Finance; Kaigama Umar Yunusari – Ministry of Commerce; Alh. Ibrahim Adamu Jajere – Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs; Yusuf Umar Potiskum – Ministry of Religious Affairs; Barr. Saleh Samanja – Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice and Prof. Mohammed Bello Kawuwa – Higher Education;
Others are: Engr. Umar Wakil Dudaye – Commissioner of Works; Abdullahi Bego – Home Affairs, Information and Culture; Dr. Mairo Amshi – Humanitarian Affairs and Disaster Management; Hon. Mohammed Gagiyo -Budget and Planning; Dr. Mohammed Lawan Gana – Health; Sidi Yakubu Karasuwa – Environment; Dr. Mohammed Sani Idriss – Basic Education as well as Barma Shettima, Commissioner of Youth and Sports.