Niger state Governor Alh Abubakar Sani Bello has handed over the transition document to the Governor-elect, Umar Mohammed Bago.
The brief ceremony was performed at the Council Chamber of the Government House, Minna.
Alh Abubakar Sani Bello who assured of his support to the incoming administration said that they were having this smooth transition because it was a transition within their party, the All Progressives Congress APC.
According to him all the documents handed over to the incoming governor will guide him for easy take-off.
The Governor however Maintained that himself and the Governor-elect have a synergy, and stressed that his administration has put in place all that are needed for quick and easy takeoff of the next government.
Responding, Niger state Governor elect Umar Mohammed Bago explained that one of the essence of democracy is a peaceful transition pointing out that he is excited because he is taking over from his “older brother”.
He appreciated the non interference of Governor Sani Bello which gave him the opportunity to contest and emerged as the elected gubernatorial candidate for the APC and subsequently won at the general poll.
Among the document he received from the outgoing governor were Sovereign Investment for Niger States and local government councils,shares certificate worth 6.7m dollars and five million dollars for state and local governments respectively.
END ALIYU LAWAL.