Bauchi - Gov. Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi
State has warned public officers against enriching themselves while in office.
Abubakar gave the warning when he swore in the new Secretary to the State
Government (SSG), Alhaji Ahmed Sulaiman , and other advisers in Bauchi on
He said that public office should not be seen as an
opportunity for personal enrichment , rather it should be seen as an
opportunity to serve the people.
Abubakar, therefore, urged the newly appointed principal
officers to see their appointments as a challenges and opportunity to
contribute their quota to the development of the state.
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He urged them to acquaint themselves with goals and
objectives of All Progressives Congress (APC), to enable them work toward the
realisation of the new social order in the state.
Abubakar said that the coming of APC into government in the
state marks a new dawn in the socio-economic and political development of e
He further said that the election that brought them into
office was a clear testimony that the people were disenchanted by one and half
decades of misrule.
The governor assured that he would turnaround the fortune of
the state to enable every citizen of the state have a sense of belonging.
The advisers sworn in were Audu Sule-Katagum, Umar Tafawa
Balewa and Alhaji Tahir Tahir, as special Adviser on Civil Service, Deputy
Chief of Staff Deputy Governor Office, respectively.
The SSG, a seasoned technocrat, had served the state in the
same capacity in the late 1990s and was also the state immediate past chairman
of Local Government Service Commission.