Fintiri warns new board members against corruption


Gov. Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State

Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa has urged the newly appointed Chairmen and members of Boards and Commissions to steer clear of corrupt practices, emphasizing that such behaviour will not be tolerated in his administration.

Fintiri delivered this message during their swearing-in ceremony in Yola on Thursday.

He stressed that transparency and accountability are mandatory, and that corruption will lead to immediate dismissal.

“You must fully grasp our administration’s vision and goals,” Fintiri stated.

“I encourage you to thoroughly understand our eight-point agenda and be guided by it. We are committed to changing the way things are done by embracing transparency, accountability, and innovation to drive progress.”

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Fintiri noted that their selection was based on integrity, capability, loyalty, and track record.

“The work ahead is substantial and the task clear, requiring diligent effort. We represent the people’s interests and they rely on us for solutions. Our administration is dedicated to addressing the economic challenges facing our citizens. I urge you to propose innovative solutions to help mitigate these challenges,” he added.

Musa Kaibo, Chairman of the Civil Service Commission, speaking on behalf of the board chairmen, expressed gratitude to the governor for their appointments and pledged their commitment to contributing to the state’s development.

The ceremony also included the inauguration of chairmen and members of the Local Government Pension Board, Planning Commission, Health Services Management Board, Fiscal Responsibility Commission, and Universal Basic Education.

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