The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, swore in a new Secretary to the State Government, Ibrahim Kashim, a Chief of Staff Government House, Dr. Aminu Gamawa, and 21 Commissioners on Thursday.
Also sworn in were the Principal Private Secretary to the governor, Samaila Burga, and the Deputy Chief of Staff in the deputy governor’s office, Bashir Ya’u.
Similarly, the 21 commissioner-nominees confirmed on August 26 by the State House of Assembly, were also sworn in.
The swearing-in ceremony took place at the Bauchi Government House annex.
The state Chief Judge, Justice Talatu Umar, administered the oath of office and oath of allegiance on the officers.
In his address, Mohammed, charged the new appointees to dedicate themselves to service promising to inject fresh blood into the system by making more appointments.
While urging the appointees to carry every segment of the Bauchi society along, he noted that “They have a say in the government of Bauchi state whether they elected us or not.
“They have rights and we must protect them. We must be ready to set aside, to a larger extent, our political interests, in order to serve.”
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