Gov. Umar Ahmad Fintiri of Adamawa State has inaugurated 23 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council, charging them to justify the trust reposed on them in their appointments.
The governor said at the inauguration of the new cabinet members in Adamawa on Monday that the expectation on the government to perform was high.
According to him, the pressure is now on our administration to work together to deliver good governance and democratic dividends to the good people of Adamawa State.
“It is our hope that you will do your utmost best in order to justify the confidence reposed in you.
“Our administration rode to power on a tremendous public goodwill and support. Our people, across all tribes, faiths and sectional divides, gave us their mandate in an unprecedented show of political support and unity.
“We are conscious of the responsibility and the weight of expectations that has been placed on our shoulders.
“The expectations are very high and there is no time to waste. You need to hit the ground running.
“Therefore, we cannot afford to fail them at all cost,’’ he said.
According to the government, there is need for the newly appointed officials to ensure that mistakes that could have dire consequences in the future are avoided.
Fintiri called on the cabinet to work together as a team in order to pursue the common objectives of improving the social, economic and political conditions of our people.
On behalf of newly inaugurated cabinet members, the newly inaugurated Commissioners, thanked the governor while promising to assist the governor to achieve his vision and mission for the benefit of the people.
The Finder reports that the governor also assigned portfolios to the new commissioners.