Ugwuanyi Swears-In 24 Commissioners, Advisers..Says His Administration Has Zero Tolerance For FailureFeatured, Latest News, News From The State Thursday, July 16th, 2015
By Ignatius Okpara, Enugu – Enugu state Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has sworn-in the 24 Commissioners recently cleared by the state House of Assembly with a charge on them to brace up for service to the people.
The governor, who also swore-in 11 Special Advisers told the political appointees that there would be no room for failure.
Ugwuanyi, who addressed the new appointees at the Executive Council Chambers, Government House, Enugu declared to the new appointees that “there is no room for failure in this administration”.
The appointees, took oath of office amidst fanfare as the people of the state who had been anxious to have them in place came out in their numbers to show them solidarity.
In his speech at the event, Ugwuanyi had enjoined them to attend to their duties with zeal, vigour, commitment and responsibility.
He noted that their appointments were made on merit and in accordance with the dictates of geo-ethnic balancing as enshrined in section 14(4) of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The governor emphasized that there would be no room in his administration for failure, laxity or impunity “more so in this period of prevailing economic climate in the country that needs their obligation to deliver on the needs of the people more urgent and imperative”.
He said: “I urge you to eschew all divisive or diversionary ideas or actions but rather remain focused on ways and means that would lead to the accomplishment of individual and collective responsibilities to the state and her citizens.”
The state chief executive reminded them that they were individually and collectively expected to employ their vision, competence and experience to instigate and implement measures or schemes that would help actualize the objective of government in all sectors of the state’s economy.
Governor Ugwuanyi observed that team work would be necessary to his administration’s success, adding that no one can afford to work in isolation but must endeavour to draw strength, support and knowledge from one another to achieve service delivery.
Responding on behalf of others, the State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General Chief Miletus Ezeugworie Eze had, thanked the governor for bringing them on board to serve in his administration.
He assured the governor that they would work as a family to ensure that the state government’s objectives were realised.
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