Issue directives to DLG, paid familiarization visit to NP, Kabba.
In his courageous spirit, sheer determination and unparalleled commitment to the speedy development of Kabba/Bunu LGA, the Chairman, Hon. Zacchaeus Dare Michael has hit the ground running in separate engagements, paid a familiarization visit to the Police Area Command, Kabba.
This is coming barely after two days of his inauguration.
In his remarks, the Chairman, emphasizes on his resolved to always take the security of lives and properties of his people as a top priority.
In his words; “I have decided to make this point my first official engagement because the issue of security is a collective work. We can only achieve meaningful developments under a secured atmosphere.
“So, please identify any area of flashpoints that may serves as a bane towards achieving your goals. We will always look forward to partner with you in our bids to have a secured and thriving society”.
In his response, the Area Commander, ACP, Mr. Godspower Origho, thanked the Chairman and his entourage for finding time to familiarize with the Command despite his short assumption in office.
“Although, there’s no free crime society in any part of the world but we will redouble our efforts to see that Kabba/Bunu can remained a crime free society” he said.
Also, today (Friday) at the LG Secretariat, the Chairman officially received handing over note, swiftly held maiden meeting with Head of Departments and Principal Officers.
During the meeting, the DLG, Mrs. Olorungbogun in her opening speech described the Chairman, Barrister Zaccheaus Dare Michael as a knowledgeable and sincere individual that the passion, commitment, able spirit and progressive minded leader the Local Government has been yearning for years just came this time.
She thanked His Excellency Alhaji Yahaya Bello, CON for gifting the Kabba/Bunu a thoroughly breed, workaholic, intelligent and Comrade of great track records.
She also expressed the chairman’s preparedness to bring the desired transformation to the Local Government.
The Chairman, in his response;
“Let me first of all acknowledged the significant role of our great party (APC) being the veritable platform in which we use to assume this our present position. We promised not to let the party down.
“However, our government is going to be a government of restoration, the deep sense of my mission for this Local Government is to restore back our lost glory.
“Don’t get intimidated by my strong voice when it comes to addressing issues. We are here to serve and not to intimidate you. It is going to be a concerted efforts in taking our Local Government to the next level.
“My stay will be interactive, I won’t be a diaspora Chairman. I won’t be self serving or self centered. My antecedents as a student leader and at the Kogi State Disability Agency speaks volumes.
“I’m ready to surpass that antecedents here. I’m aware of some illicit extortions and loopholes. We would critically look into it because we need to return sanity and integrity into the system.
“Our government is ready to partner with all departments, so that we can be proactive and result -oriented”.
The HOD of Agric., Mallam Adinoyi, on behalf of the management show forth their appreciation to the Chairman, Hon. Zaccheaus Dare Michael for his warm visit.
“May Almighty Allah gives you strength, wisdom and resources, so that Kabba/Bunu LGA can be reform and better than before.
“I want to admonish our Chairman to always have a strong synergy with the DLG and the management, we’re also pledging our unalloyed loyalty”, he said.
In a swift response to the above statement, the Chairman said “I would thoroughly and carefully study this document, we had already set up a property recovery committee and Internally Generated Revenue/Harmonization Committee, which is going to be headed by a seasoned legal luminary Barrister Emmanuel Boluromi.
“We’re going to beam a search light on some of the activities of the past. Although, we’re not here to witch-hunt or indict anyone but we will take a decisive and informed decisions”.
“To begin the transformative process, I asked the DLG to issue an urgent circular to all departments mandating all staffs to resume in their various offices next.
Personalities in attendance at the meeting includes, Comr. Solomon Jemibawondo, APC Party chairman; Mr. Charles APC Secretary; Mr. Oloniyo Taiye, Fnancial Secretary; Mr. Samson Omosayin, HOD for Health; Mrs. Olupeka, HOD Budget and Planning.
Others are; Mrs. Olowonibi funke, HOD, Works; Pastor Fashagba Sunday, Accountant; Chief Olukayode Ayo, PRO; Mr. James Olorunnipa, Deputy Director of Protocol; and Mr Tony Joash, Clerk of the Council.
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