The Bauchi state Governor elect, Barrister Mohammed Abubakar has inaugurated a 41 member transition committee with a charge to provide a new set of work ethics that will restore lost glory and greater accountability back to the governance.
Inaugurating the committee which also included Technical Transition committee at Awahala hotel bauchi yesterday, Barrister Abubakar who was represented by his deputy, Eng Nuhu Gidadao said the transition committe consists of 41 member of which Transition Technical committee has 7 members and a secretary.
Among the terms of reference of the committees is to constitute sub-committees whose membership may be copied or recommended that will take full inventory of all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDA’s) in operation under the state government.
Others are to produce a comprehensive summary of the total revenue and expenditure of the state government from June 1st 2007 to 29th May 2015 and relate same with budgetary provisions over the period.
The committees will also submit detailed report on the state and Local Government Joint fund account and its operations showing how funds were utilized as well as balance as at 30th April 2015.
The Governor elect congratulate the committees saying their appointments signify the trust and confidence repose in them as well as integrity to work with sincerity in the best interest of the state.
He said “the task before you is enormous. It is a task of ushering in a new Progressive government in which there is a lot of both rational, and irrational expectations, expectations which have transformed into entitlements. And they are genuine entitlements on the part if our people.
“It is also a task of equipping the new administration with the understanding and a good grasp of the key issues and challenges that have militated against the envisioned improvement in turning around the fortunes of our people.
“These issues and challenges that militate against our necessary improvement could be operational or structural but whatever it may be, it is surely compounded by the lack of informed knowledge of the problems. It is your task to decipher these problems. It is your task to marshal your findings into coherent, formidable and implementable ideas.
The Chairman of the transition committee is Senator Mohammed A Mohammed, former Senator represented Bauchi central while his deputy is Prof Lara a Gambo, former. Vice Chancellor of University of Abuja.
The committees members also include three senators elect in Bauchi state, Senator Suleiman Nazif Gamawa, Mallam Ali Wakili and Hon Isah Hamma Misau.