The Chief Area Information Officer of the State Ministry of Information and Strategy Mubi in the Person of Mallam Abdulkarim Belel in his remark at a farewell ceremony organised by the office said that out of the 5 Information Zonal Offices in the State, it's only the one at Mubi that is still in existence, others include; Ganye, Numan, Gombi and Madagali. These 4 have were closed down due to one reason or the other but he is proud to handover the office according to the tradition of the State Civil Service even though the Head Quarters in Yola is yet to send a replacement but he is sure that it will happen anytime soon.
Belel expressed gratitude to God Almighty by revealing that all his mates that were employed in to the State Civil Service together are no more and that he is the only one that was alive to see his retirement.
He shared his experiences, challenges and advise to the officers and urged them to embrace the spirit of team work in order to succeed in all their endeavours. He emphasized on the need for the remaining Area Officers to stand up and face the challenges being faced by the Media and the Government Information Ministry adding that the soul aim of the office is to inform, educate, entertain the general public on Government Policies and programs as well as getting feedback from the public.
The Officers congratulated him and wished him a peaceful life after retirement.