…says they are fire brand, tested and trusted
Governor Bello has charged newly sworn in Chairmen and Vice Chairperson of the 21 Local Government of the State to deal mercilessly with criminals in the state noting that the security of their respective Local Government Area must be guaranteed under their watch.
He reminded that when his administration came on board, it met an already disbanded Local Government Council which his administration re instated following court order which his predecessor refused to acknowledge.
He noted that although his administration believed that the people at the grass root deserved leadership, his government was hindered by lack of fund and could not conduct a Local Government Election at that time.
Governor Bello mentioned that as a government, they were able to pull resources together to conduct the recently concluded polls and with the cooperation of the people of the state the polls held freely, fairly and peacefully without hiccups before, during and after.
Speaking in his opening address, Commissioner Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Barrister Salami Momodu Ozigi noted that the overwhelming victory of the All Progressive Congress at the just concluded LG polls was an attestation to Governor Bello’s good leadership.
The Commissioner urged the newly sworn in Local Government Executives and others to replicate the New Direction development template in their various Local areas while they also do their best to justify the confidence reposed in them by the electorates
He similarly urged them to key in and replicate the already existing peace and security template of the Governor which he noted has earned the state several accolades locally and internationally adding that they should ensure to carry all stakeholders along.