Governor Mai Mala Buni has sworn-in the Chairman and Permanent Members of the Yobe State Assembly Service Commission, the occasion was performed at the Bouquet Hall, Government House, Damaturu.
Buni while inaugurating them, described their appointments as purely made on merit and records of their proven integrity.
According to the Governor Alhaji Mohammed Nur Alkali, the new Chairman of the commission was a seasoned civil servant and a former clerk of the state House of the assembly who retired from the civil service as a Permanent Secretary. “He is, therefore, no doubt a personality with a vast wealth of experience and properly equipped to lead the commission”.
“Similarly, the five members of the Commission Honorable Malumta Barau and Honorable Mohammed Mohammed Bara, Hajiya Asma’u Kabiru Kolo, Hajiya Hajara Lawan, and Barrister Aliyu Shehu are distinguished men and women who have had impressive records of service with unalloyed loyalty and support to the government. They also enjoy great respect from society”.
“It is indeed a selection of the right people for the right job. And as the saying goes, to whom much is given, much is equally expected, you are therefore advised to live up to the expectation of government and the people”.
He said that the Chairman and Permanent Members are expected to inject new ideas in running the affairs of the Commission based on the laws establishing the commission.
He enjoins them to ensure discipline, reward, and compliance with due process among the staff of the Yobe State House of Assembly for a more effective and efficient bureaucracy in the Yobe State House of Assembly to give the Honourable House the necessary support to discharge its oversight functions for the development of the State.
He further charged them “You are therefore advised to be fair and just to all in the discharge of your responsibilities.
You should also use your offices to give every citizen of the state a sense of belonging without discrimination on political, religious, cultural or ethnic differences”.
Buni also prayed that God guides them in the discharge of their duties for them to contribute efficiently to the development of the state.