Niger State Governor, Umar Mohammed Bago has said that he will submit twenty names of Specisl Advisers to the tenth State Legislature for approval immediately after their inauguration next week.
The Governor stated this when he received the Niger State House of Assembly members-elect on a congratulatory visit at the Government House, Minna.
Alh Umar Mohammed Bago explained that he will send the request in tandem with the provision of the law.
According to him as a lawmaker, who is aware of legislative activities, he will work tirelessly to ensure understanding between the arms of government to enhance speedy development of Niger state.
“As a colleague at the National level, I understand the challenges of legislature and am also abreast with the happenings at the state level.
Alh Umar Mohammed Bago however commended the members-elect for amicably electing their leaders for smooth take-off of the tenth Legisture, stressing that only the ritual of the inauguration will be performed in the state.
“You’ve shown maturity, you have resolved and have agreed to your words, all that we are going to do is to perform the ritual of inaugurating the Assembly”, he said.
On the request of the Members-elect for the Governor to be physically present at their inauguration ceremony, the Governor said it is necessary for him to witness that of the National Assembly for the overall benefits of the state.
He said a grand dinner will be organized to compensate them for his absence, and that it will be at his personal expense not government.
Member-elect, for Mariga Constituency, Barr. Abdulmalik Sarkin Daji who lead other Members-elect said they were at the Government House to congratulate Governor Umaru Bago for a successful inauguration into office saying that the Governor has started on a good footing with the calibre of people he has appointed, and expressed confidence that his administration will succeed.
END ALIYU LAWAL.