The Governor of Borno State northeast Nigeria Kashim Shettima swears in New Head of Service, Mohammed Hassan Mni and assures to pay all entitlements of the state civil servants before the end of his administration.
Gov Shettima also charged the new head of service to ensure efficiency in discharging his constitutional duties in order to justify the confidence imposed upon him and support all civil servants in training and retraining as well their welfares.
Chief Judge of Borno state Kashim Zannah represented by Justice Babagana Karube, observes the Oath of Allegiance and Oath of Office accordingly.
Mohammed Hassan thanked his Excellency for giving him the opportunity to serve, and promised to discharge his duties without fear or favour and solicits the cooperation of the civil servants. He enjoined the civil servants to discharge their duties with diligence and promise to stop late coming and early leaving.
Hassan warned civil servants, particularly from great level seven (7) and above to be updated with the norms of civil service and ICT compliant and financial discipline.
In his remarks, the Secretary to the State Government Jidda Shuwa Usman said, in cognizance of the 1999 constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria that the appointment of head of service is bested upon the Executive Governor and shall be appointed from serving permanent secretary.
For equity and fairness, for the first time in the history of Borno State, northeast Nigeria permanent secretaries from all the 27 local government were appointed without leaving any LGA he added.
Congratulating the new head of service, Gov Kashim Shettima commends him for his hard work and selfless service to the state civil service. He also commended the state civil servants for their hard work and fairness, for the first time in the history of Borno State, permanent secretaries from all the 27 local government were appointed without leaving any LGA out.