Kaduna Governor, El-Rufai Swears In 3 New Commissioners, Gives 18-month Ultimatum
The Executive Governor of Kaduna State, Nasir El-Rufai has sworn-in three new commissioners and thirteen Heads of agencies into his administration.
In the swearing-in ceremony that held on Monday, Governor El-Rufai told the new appointees that they had only 18 months to deliver the administration’s campaign promises to the masses.
According to the Governor, this is irrespective of if the public votes them in for a second term or not.
El-Rufai said: “Whether or not the people of Kaduna state decide to give us the opportunity of a second term in office, we have one and half years to get it done; there is no time and we must all rise up.
“This is a year to work round the clock to deliver on campaign promises, It is our hope that we are preparing the next set of leaders so that when we leave office they can be able to handle all aspects of leadership.
“All of you know why you are here; it is because you are competent to give your own quota to the development of the state.”
The new commissioner appointees are Bilkisu Yusuf; Fiscal Responsibility Commission, Mrs Ruth Alkali; Commerce, Industry and Tourism, and Dr Ibrahim Hamza for Water Resources.
The following were also sworn-in as heads of agencies: Mohammed Magaji, Managing Director, Roads Agency, Ibrahim Ahmed, Managing Director, Kaduna State Media Corporation, Musa Usman, Director-General, State Facilities Management Agency, Mr Ben Kure, Executive Secretary, State Emergency Management Agency.
Others include: Kabir Goma, Executive Secretary, Industrialization and Micro Credit Management Board, Umma Aboki, Special Adviser, Economic and Investment Matters, among others.