Governor Inuwa Presents 17 Brand New Vehicles To Gombe Commissioners To Bolster Efficiency In Public Service
The Governor of Gombe State, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has presented 17 brand new GAC GS4 model SUVs to members of the State Executive Council.
Presenting the vehicles to the Commissioners in a brief ceremony at the Government House, Governor Inuwa Yahaya explained that they are meant to facilitate the execution of their duties while serving as a compliment to the prestige attached to their respective offices.
A statement on Friday, 29th December 2023 signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Gombe Government House, Ismaila Uba Misilli, said that the Governor remarked that his administration has also extended a similar gesture to members of the Gombe State House of Assembly to enable them to carry out their oversight functions and effectively participate in governance.
He observed that the current trend of inflation and depreciation in the value of the naira presupposes the need for the government to be prudent through the reduction in the cost of governance but with maximum performance in the art of governance.
Governor Inuwa Yahaya underscored the importance of government ministries, departments, and agencies having utility vehicles for them to function effectively and efficiently.
“This time around, we must take extra care. These are public assets, and we must handle them as we handle our property. We have to show leadership by example. It is when you lead that others follow, and you must lead from the front. So I urge you to look after the vehicles properly, manage them, and ensure that you utilize them for public service.”
The Governor warned that the state government reserves the right to withdraw and return to the ministry any vehicle found to engaged in activities other than the ones it was originally meant to serve.
Responding on behalf of the Commissioners, the Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice, Zubair Muhammad Umar expressed gratitude to Governor Inuwa Yahaya for presenting them with the vehicles, noting that the gesture will go a long way towards assisting them in the discharge of their duties.
The Commissioner assured the Governor that members of the State Executive Council would manage the vehicles in a manner that they would stand the test of time.