Kebbi State Governor Atiku Bagudu has finally sworn in 16 commissioners seven months after he assumed office without constituting the executive council in the state.
Speaking after the swearing-in, ceremony, which took place at the Presidential Banquet hall, Birnin Kebbi, Bagudu thanked the House of Assembly for the speedy confirmation of the commissioners.
He commended the two female commissioners in the cabinet for the various achievements in their respective fields.
He also thanked all the commissioners for accepting to serve the state despite various lucrative and comfort jobs they could have accepted.
Bagudu charged them to prepare for the challenges ahead, saying they were chosen among man, to bring in their experiences in transforming the state.
The commissioners are: Hajiya Ramatu Gulma, Hajiya Rakiya Tako Ayuba, Alhaji Ibrahim Augie, Alhaji Nuradeen Kangiwa, Alhaji Kaliel Gidado, and Alhaji Mamuda Warra.
Others are Alhaji Abubakar Yelwa, Alhaji Aminu Karaye, Alhaji Magawata Aliero, Alhaji Hassan Shalla, Dr Umar Kalgo, Prof. Umar Bunza, Alhaji Cika Ladan, Alhaji Attahiru Maccido, Alhaji Jafaru Muhammad and Alhaji Abdullahi Magoro.