Deputy Governor Engr.Martins Babale made the call while presiding over the swearing in Ceremony of the Chairman and members of the Commission at the council chambers of the Government House Yola.
Engineer Martins Babale advised members of the Commission to maintain the Oath taken as they will be accountable for their Duties hereafter.
He stated that the State Independent Electoral Commission as a regulatory body, they are expected to perform their responsibilities effectively without fear or favour.
While congratulating them over their appointments, Engr.Martins Babale said the members were carefully selected based on merit and their individual track record. "I plead with you to work in accordance with what you have said before me here "he emphasised.
Responding on behalf of the commission members, the Chairman of the Commission Alhaji Isa Shettima thanked Governor Muhammed Umar Jibrilla for choosing them worthy to serve the people of Adamawa state and promised to abide by the Oath of office taken.
According to Isa Shettima, the commission will continue to work in synergy with the political parties in order to conduct free, fear and credible elections in the state pointing out that election is the most difficult and critical in the Democratically process and assured that the members would do their possible best to maintaining the confidence of the people on the commission commitments to conduct credible elections.
The Oath of office was administered by the state Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice Barr.Bala Silas Sanga.
BY Yunusa Abdullahi
Government House, Yola