Yobe Governor Gets 10 Additional Aides
By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu
Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has inaugurated 10 new Special Advisers out of 15 approved for appointment by the Yobe State House of Assembly, two new members of the State Independent Electoral Commission and one Permanent Secretary for the Ministry of Health who collectively took oath of office at WAWA Hall, Government House, Damaturu, recently.
In his address on the occasion, Gaidam said that the exercise was a demonstration of his administration’s commitment to making the government apparatus broad based by appointing people with wealth of experience, talents and wisdom that could assist in the socio-economic transformation and development of the state.
While congratulating the new appointees, he reminded them that as their appointments were based on merits from past services, they should rededicate themselves to achieve the desired objective of moving the state forward and in this way, justify the confidence reposed on them by the government and people of the state by abiding by their sworn oaths.
The governor further enjoined them to serve the state with dedication and commitment so that individually and collectively, the state would be taken to the path of greatness, while also calling on all other people of the state to give the appointees all necessary support and cooperation to enable them carry out their duties effectively.
The new special advisers were posted to serve; security, legal matters, legislative and political affairs, local government, education, water resources, land and housing, youths and sports.