Niger Governor swears-in seven new commissioners


By Hammed Salawu Minna

Niger State Governor Alh Abubakar Sani Bello has charged the seven newly sworn-in commissioners to add value in the various ministries posted in the state.

Addressing the newly sworn-in commissioners at Government House, Minna, Bello said they were selected to serve based on the wealth of experience they have garnered.

He stated,” let me congratulate you and your families for this day. You were selected not by mistake or accident, we did a thorough check on each of you”.

The governor explained that the fact that the administration is about to come to an end, they should put in their best in their various ministries to open more opportunities for them in the state.

He said,” Our decision to make you part of this government today is based on recommendations we have received so far about you.

“I have no doubt, you will add value within the one year of your coming at this critical stage as far as I am concerned, the activities of this government are winding up. Therefore, there is no time to make a difference, but see it as an opportunity to serve and if you put in your best, it will open more doors for you”.

The new commissioners include Abraham Umar, Alh. Mohammed Sani Lafiya, Habila Daniel Galadima, Hon. Mohammed Usman Tinu, Kabiru Abbas, Umaru Musa Emmanuel as well as Yusuf Gunu.