By Muslim Lawan
Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has appointed Modibbo Abdulkadir Ahmed, son of the former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Late Abdulkadir Ahmed as his Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development.
Reacting on the development, Honourable Modibbo Abdulkadir expressed gratitude to the governor for finding him worty of such position and promised to justify the confidence reposed in him.
He pledged to do his best by working round the clock to ensure the state access more interventions from both public and private financial institutions and other donor organizations for the economic advancement of the state.
“I am short of words to express my deepest gratitude to His Excellency, our amiable Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed for seeing trust in me to be appointed as Commissioner Finance. We must appreciate the governor for the opportunity to our family because my late father was a one-time Commissioner for finance in Bauchi State before he was appointed CBN Governor.”
“I assure the Governor that, I will make good use of his connection and that of my late father to ensure that, more resources and opportunities are coming to our state to enable our hardworking and project Governor continue with the execution of his legacy projects.”
The new Finance Commissioner sought for the support of local, international and national development partners in assisting the present administration in the state to achieve its financial policy for the state to be on the path of growth and development.
Honorable Modibbo Abdulkadir therefore solicited for the total support and commitment to duty by both management and members of staff of the ministry for effective service delivery.