BY: Yunusa Abdullahi
Public office holders in the state have been chatted to be prudence and accountable in the discharge of their official responsibilities. Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla who gave the charged while presiding over the swearing in Ceremony of Alhaji Umaru Barkindo as Permanent Secretary in the State Civil Service at the Banquet Hall of the Government House Yola.
The Governor called on the newly sworn in Permanent Secretary to abide by the oath of office taken while conducting his official duties. Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla also urged the people of Adamawa State to be united and to give his administration support and cooperation in order to provide democracy dividends to the electorates, explaining that "We want unity in this state which is very paramount, with out peace there is nothing you can do ,let the people know that there is development on ground that is the major objectives of this government to carry every body alone and importantly to be accountable to our people "
The Governor had also assured the people of Adamawa State that the forthcoming Local Government election will hold as scheduled and debunked the rumours that he has no anybody as a person to contest, he stated that "I want to assure everybody that the Local Government election will hold as scheduled , and I want to categorically say that as a Governor I did not sponsored anybody as a candidate and I did not tell anybody to pick any form of contest "
In his response, the newly sworn in Permanent Secretary Alhaji Umaru Barkindo thanked Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla for giving him the opportunity to serve in the State Civil Service and pledged his total support and cooperation to the present administration under Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla. He hsd also promised to abide by the oath of office taken in the discharge of his responsibilities.
The oath of office and secrecy was administered by the Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary Ministry for Justice Barrister Suleiman Muhammed who represented the Attorney -General of Adamawa State.