From Esther Akaa, Lafia
Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has inaugurated Hon. Ibrahim Angbolo as commissioner and member of the state Executive Council.
The Voice reports that Gov. Sule had earlier replaced one of his commissioner nominees, Mr. Haruna Musa with Hon. Angbolo as member of the state executive council.
The substitution of Musa’s name was due to his inability to attend the screening of the commissioner nominees by the State House of Assembly.
The governor performed the inauguration of the new commissioner on Tuesday at Government House, Lafia.
He also sworn in 20 Special Advisers ( SA), inaugurated Barr Abigail Waya as the substantive Head of Service ( HoS) of the state and other appointees that would assist him in running the affairs of government.
Sule urged the appointees to key into his administration’s vision of transparency, prudence and rule of law for the growth and development of the state.
He further charged them to add value to his administration through dedication and hard work.
” If you will recall, I had submitted 17 commissioner nominees to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation as members of the state executive council.
“But a commissioner nominee from Nassarawa Eggon LGA did not appear for the screening due to his indisposition, which informed our decision to replace him,” he said.
The Governor while congratulating the appointees, charged them to contribute positively to the development of the state as well as render progressive advices to the government in the interest of development.
He appreciated the Speaker of the state assembly, Rt. Hon. Ibrahim Balarabe- Abdullahi and members of the State House of Assembly for sustained partnership with his government and called for its sustenance
The Governor also appreciated the people of the state for their support to his administration to succeed.
Speaking on the issue of palliatives, the
governor assured of his administration’s commitment to distribute more palliatives to the people of the state to cushion the effects of fuel subsidy removal.
He called on those responsible/involved in the distribution of palliatives in the state to ensure fairness and equity in the exercise.
The Governor also assured of his administration continued determination to create an enabling environment for investors in order to create job opportunities and improve on the standard of living of the people of the state.
Responding on behalf the appointees, Hon. Angbolo, appreciated Gov. Sule for the appointments and promised to live above board in the course of discharging their duties.
The Voice reports that the governor also sworn in some members of the State Independent Electoral Commission (NASIEC) and Local Government Service Commission (LGSC), Chairman and members, Governing Council, College of Agriculture, Science and Technology, Lafia, Teachers Service Commission (TSC) and Christian Pilgrims Welfare Board.