Nigeria: Bauchi Governor Orders Civil Servants To Declare Assets

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Governor Bala Abdulkadir of Bauchi state on Tuesday directed all public officers in the state to declare their assets in line with the provision of Code of Conduct Bureau in order to guard against wrath of the law.

The governor gave the directive at the opening ceremony of a two day workshop on strict compliance with assets declaration and Code of Conduct for public officers and career civility servants in the state held at Command Guests House Bauchi.

Governor Bala Mohammed pledged the readiness of the state government towards promoting zero tolerance for corruption, not only in the state civil service, but the whole of its operations to ensure effective service delivery to the citizenry.

The governor reiterated the resolve of his administration to continue to impart the culture of discipline and transparency in government affairs and declared interest to work with the Code of Conduct Bureau in JTS effort to entrench public probity and accountability in the system.

Represented by the Secretary to the State Government Alhaji Mohammed Sabiu Baba the Governor Bala Mohammed stressed the need for all hands to be on deck so as block leakages and ensure that, the little resources at the disposal of the state government are prudently managed.

The governor who declared the workshop opened, charged the participants to participate actively in order to tap from the wealth of experience of the resource persons for better service delivery.

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