Adamawa Governor-elect, Ahmadu Fintiri, Inaugurates Transition Committee
Governor-Elect, Alhaji Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri Monday inaugurated a sixty-five (65)-members of the transition committee that will liaise with the state government to work out modalities of a peaceful transition of government in Adamawa.
Inaugurating the committee members at Muna Hotel Yola, Alhaji Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri explained that the committee is set up in earnest to commenced preparation to usher-in new administration in the state.
He added that the committee is to obtain details description of the structures of the government, its institutions, number of its workforce and political office holders in the state.
He further said that the members of the committee should also obtain information on the assets and liabilities of the state government that will guide the new coming administration on its decisions making.
The assets and liabilities, according to the Governor-Elect, must include ongoing contracts, their level of execution and amount of money expanded thereto, in addition to know the outstanding balances on such contracts awarded among others.
Alhaji Umaru Fintiri urged the committee to avoid making the new administration top heavy with political appointments at the expense of a modest size cabinet to enable the new administration to deliver socio-economic developments to the people of the state.
He said the committee is expected to complete the assignment before date of handing over so that the incoming administration can be properly guided by the observations, findings and recommendations of the committee.
In a vote of thanks, on behalf of members, the chairman of the committee Alhaji Aliyu Ismaila Numan thanked the Governor-Elect for the confidence reposed in them and promised to work assiduously and come out with a good report that will guide the incoming government.
In their separate remarks, the state chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP Barrister Tahir Shehu and Chief Joel Hammanjoda Madaki described the selection of members of the committee as well deserved and urged them to work harder to deliver the assignment effectively.
The committee which comprised of sixty five members is chaired by Alhaji Aliyu Ismaila Numan and Alhaji Auwal Tukur as vice chairman while Mr John Yaya and Mr Hardly Peter Dilli are to serve as Secretary and Assistant Secretary respectively.
Credit: (Muhammad Tukur)