Makurdi - Gov. Gabriel Suswam of Benue on
Tuesday swore in two commissioners, Mr Solomon Agidani and Mr Joseph Tarkaa.
It is recalled that Mr John
Ngbede, the former Commissioner for Works and Transport, resigned his
appointment to pick up the running mate ticket for PDP gubernatorial candidate
in the state.
Further it is reported that Mr Aondowase Chia, the former
Commissioner for Rural Development and Cooperatives died in March.
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Suswam, while swearing in Agidani and Tarkaa to replace the
two commissioners, commended them for accepting to serve in his government that
only has two months left.
He urged the new commissioners to quickly adopt their new
assignment in order to move the state forward.
Responding on behalf of the two, Agidani pledged to keep in
touch with their constituencies
and would not betray the trust reposed in them by the state.
Agidani was assigned the Ministry of Works and Transports,
while Tarkaa was to handle
the Ministry of Rural Development and Cooperatives.