From Sani Gazas Chinade, Damaturu
The new Commissioner for Home Affairs, Information and Culture, Alhaji Muhammad Alamin, has officially taken over the affairs of the ministry with assurance to build on existing legacies geared towards bettering the information sector.
Speaking at the handing/taking over ceremony held recently at the Commissioner’s office, IBB Secretariat, Damaturu witnessed by staff and large number of supporters, he expressed delight over the progress made in the Ministry.
He pledged to sustain the tempo in taking the ministry to greater heights. The commissioner mentioned that having been part of the ministry previously, he is well informed in its workings, saying he would carry everybody along in the discharge of his duties.
The commissioner noted the challenges faced by the ministry, assuring to address them accordingly in order to give the state the much needed publicity and smooth communication.
Alhaji Alamin stated that information collection, collation and dissemination is imperative and must be properly and accurately carried out for a sustainable political dispensation and bridging the gap between government and the governed.
He thus pledged to support the Information Department and other agencies of the ministry to function better.
He emphasized that all agencies under the ministry must work collectively as team if success must be achieved, adding that his door is open for positive deliberate that would move the state forward.
The commissioner commended the outgoing commissioner, Alhaji Abdullahi Bego for his contribution to the ministry, calling on staff and partners to extend such support to him.
Alhaji Alamin also thanked Governor Mai Mala Buni of the state for giving him another opportunity to serve in the ministry