The Permanent Secretary, Dr Mohammed Gana, had presented a Hand over notes to the two Commissioners of Ministry of Sports Development and that of the Youth Development at the two offices.
At the Sports Ministry, Dr Gana described the staffs of the two Ministries as very supportive that have contributed to the success of the government, he said the sports ministry had participated in all sports competitions in Nigeria and have won many laureates for Niger state.
The Permanent Secretary stressed out that Niger state is one of the best participating sports state in the North Central sub region, he however called for the cooperation of the staffs to make the Commissioner’s job a success.
Similarly, at the Youth Ministry, Dr Gana explained to the New Commissioner that the Ministry is established to train and empowered Youth in other to better their lives, he reiterated that other previous training embarked by the present administration had curtailed the problem of youth idleness and restiveness in the state.
Meanwhile, in his response, the Honorable Commissioner of Sports Development, Alhaji Zakari Bawa, pointed out that the Change government of Governor Abubakar Sani Bello is here to restored the pride of Nigerlites and accomplished a far reaching reforms in sports sector, Alhaji Zakari however promised to consolidate over the jobs started by his predecessor.
Similarly, Honorable Commissioner Ministry of Youth Development, Alhaji Samaila Ibrahim thanked the staffs of the ministry for giving him a warm reception and promised that as political head of the ministry he would work with everyone as a team.
Both commissioners have started their official duties by touring facilities under their respective ministries.