Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla gave the charged while declaring open a Two Days Retreat for Honourable Commissioner’s, Permanent Secretaries and Special Advisers organised by the state government.
The Governor who was represented by Deputy Governor Engr.Martins Babale said the main objectives of the Retreat is to build strong and cohesive administration in state,
enhanced productivity of the top government functionaries as well as to improve service delivery to the citizens of Adamawa state.
Earlier in his address of welcome, the Chairman Technical committee and Honourable Commissioner Ministry of Information and Strategy Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh said the aimed of the retreat is to consolidate the public holders to ensure that Adamawa state be taking to the next level in terms development.
Sajoh appealed to the participants to utilise the knowledge to be acquired for the overall development of the state and urged the people of the state to be united and rally round the present administration under leadership of Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla.
Also in their separate good will messages, His Royal Highness the Emir of Mubi Alhaji Abubakar Isa Ahmadu, The state Chief Judge justice Ishaya Kida Banu, Permanent secretary Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development Hajiya Maisaratu Bello Ahmed, and the revenue consultant of Discovery Cycle Professionals (DCP) Mr. Iliyasu Buba Gashinbaki had commended the Adamawa state Government for organising the retreat and urged the participants to remain focus and deliberate positive issues that will move Adamawa state forward.
After the brief opening ceremony, the technical sessions commence with the presentation of paper entitled “ building a cohesive administrative Machine: the relationship between the public office holders and bureaucrats by head of service Barr. Musa Kaibo.
Publicity: public relations and protocol visibility and Etiquette in Governance by the Honourable Commissioner of Information and Strategy Comrade Ahmad Ibrahim Sajoh, Legal issues: Legislation, Constitutionalism and Relationships among the Arms of government by the Attorney -General and Commissioner for Justice Barr. Bala Silas Sanga, Financial instructions and Regulations: Variable tools for good governance by the Commissioner of Finance and Budget Alhaji Mahmud Sali Yunusa.
Other paper presented includes, Due process in governance: the Imperative of Transparency and Accountability by Alhaji Abba B. Umar Director General Adamawa state Bureau of Public procurement, the need for Peace in post conflict in Adamawa state by the Special Adviser on Security to the Governor Retired Colonel Mohammed Lawan Idris , as well as Planning Research and Statistics: Major Elements of good governance and service delivery by the Executive Chairman state Planning commission Engr. Arin N. Lutu all the presentations were elaborated and on transparency and accountability, Service delivery, rule of law and good governance.
BY: Yunusa Abdullahi & Abubakar Mohammed