From Ahmed Idris, Birnin Kebbi
Kebbi State Governor, Senator Atiku Abubakar Bagudu yesterday swore in sixteen new commissioners.
The ceremony which took place at the Government House chamber, the new Commissioners took the oath of office as members of Kebbi State Executive Council.
They were administered the oath by the Chief Judge of Kebbi, Justice Suleiman Ambursa.
Speaking shortly after the swearing-in, the Governor, Atiku Bagudu thanked the state House of Assembly for the speedy confirmation of the commissioners.
“We thank you for accepting to serve our state in spite of your lucrative and comfortable jobs.
“We also laud the two female commissioners in the new cabinet for the various achievements in their respective callings,” he said.
Bagudu, however, told the new commissioners to prepare for the challenges ahead, saying they were chosen among many, to bring in their experiences to bear in transforming the state.
The governor urged people of the state to support the new appointees with prayers for them to succeed in taking the state to greater heights.