25th September. 2018
By Yunusa Abdullahi
Governor Muhammad Umaru Jibrilla has presided over the swearing ceremony of Five Additional Special Advisers and Fifty Development Area Administrators into office with a call to abide by the Oath of Office taken.
Speaking at the ceremony held at Banquet Hall of the Government House Yola recently, Governor Muhammad Jibrilla said Transparency and Accountability are the cardinal principles of his administration and charged the appointees to be prudence and accountable while discharging their official responsibilities.
The Governor also maintained that public office is a public trust, reminding them that they would be accountable of their stewardship before Almighty.
While soliciting for the support of the stakeholders and supporters of the All Progressives Congress APC in the state to continue to support President Muhammadu Buhari and other rightful aspirants during the forthcoming party primaries, he also called on the Adamawa citizens to tolerate one another for the progerss and development of the state and country at large.
Those sworn in as Special Advisers includes ; Muhammad Alfa Raji from Girei Local Government Areas, Mrs Rebecca Samuel from Gombi Local Government, Chief Cyprain Chukuma representing Igbo Community, Mr. Sule Magumya from Demsa and Muhammad Sa'ad from Fufore Local Government Areas respectively.
Responding on behalf of the Special Advisers Mr. Sule Magumya and Mr. Adamu Watu on behalf of the Development Area Administrators have thanked Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla for finding them worthy to serve in his government and promised to work hand in hand with the members of the state House of Assembly for the overall development of Adamawa State, assuring that their collective responsibility is to ensure that Governor Muhammad Umar Jibrilla return to power comes 2019.
The Oath of Office was administered by the Solicitor General and Permanent secretary Ministry of Justice Barrister Suleiman Muhammed.