From Joseph Asegba, Yola
Adamawa State governor, Alhaji Ahmadu Umaru Fintir, being gender sensitive governor, has sworn in two women out of 10 Permanent Secretaries calling on them to strive at raising the saloon of the civil service with the assurance of a level playing ground.
He made the call while inaugurating them at the conference hall of Government House.
He urged them to pilot the affairs of their respective ministries and communities for a peaceful co-existence in the state.
Fintiri stresed the need for the introduction of qualifying
examination by his administration to help entrenched the ideals of the civil service and thus eschewing nepotism in the appointment of the new Permanent Secretaries.
He reiterated that his administration was gender sensitive hence
the consideration of two best women in the list of the appointees.
Speaking earlier, the states’ Head of Service, Dr. Amos Edgar lauded the effort of the governor for carrying out reforms in the civil services.
In a vote of thank on behalf of the appointees, Mrs. Rhoda Zira Yohanna, commended the governor for introducing qualifying examinations into the position of Permanent Secretaries.
Sworn-in as Permanent Secretaries are, Usman Pius Ayuba, Telu Beniterari, Musa Bayairo, Sani Shallangwa, Anthony Brina Wunfe and Brinayi Wilson.
Others include, Umar Muhammad Nuru, Ashiyatu Ananze, Uba Umaru and and Rhoda Zira Yohanna.
It would be recalled that no fewer than 40 candidates sat for the
examination with only 10 sailing through.
The oath was administered by the State Attorney General and
Commissioner for Justice, Barr. Afraimu Jingi.