By Akila Abalis
State Ministry of Information and strategy today adhere to the directive of the Head of Civil Service, Adamawa state.
The ministry awarded the most competent and dedicated civil servant.
The event took place today when a committee of the award presented an award of excellence to one Mr Christopher Anthony of the Ministry.
The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Alh. Salisu B. Buba (CNA) Applauded the awardee and challenge the co-workers to emulate the awardee. Also, the Director of Information, Alhaji Saadu Binkola, who happens to be the secretary of the award committee explained how the awardee is always promt to duty, and happens to be the first to come to work and the last to leave the place of work.
The Hon. Commissioner, Comrade Umar Garba Pella, who round up with the fact that when he was consulted about the award issue, he had a mix feelings about it, but only consented to it because it was a directive from the office of the head of civil service of the state, he was also convinced when the awardee was called upon and he saw an agreed consent from his colleagues to confirm it's true he has a reason to believe, the awardee is worth it and congratulated him.
The commissioner only have one regret that the award winning staff was a borrowed staff therefore he challenge the bonifide staff of the ministry to take it upon themselves and be awarded next time.
The awardee responded and thanked the Hon. Commissioner, Management and the entire staff for finding him worthy of the award.
The Ministry also welcome their newly posted Permanent Secretary to the Ministry. The handing over took place today when the out going Permanent Secretary, Alh. Salisu B. Buba handed over the office and documents associated with it to the incoming Permanent Secretary, Barr. Isuwa Kakbiya Misali.
The outgoing Permanent Secretary said he has no regret so far as for his stay in the Ministry as Chief Accounting Officer because he has exhausted what he ought to have done, He thank the staff of the ministry for the maximum cooperation given to him when on sit and asked for the same be done for the incoming colleague.
The incoming permanent secretary thank his predecessor and challenges the management and staff for the task ahead.