Monday, 16 November 2015

Uguru Usani resumes duty as Niger Delta minister

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Usani Uguru Usani, and the Minister of State in the Ministry, Claudius Omoleye Daramola, have assumed duty in the ministry, even as they called for transparency and dedication among the staff of the ministry.

A statement issued by the Director of Information for the Ministry, Salisu Na’inna Dambatta, said the ministers after arriving the premises of the Ministry at the Federal Secretariat, was ushered to their offices by the new Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Wakama Beleme.
According to the statement, the Permanent Secretary, who also assumed office together with the ministers, presented hand-over notes to the Ministers who immediately held a meeting with the Directors of the Ministry.
According to the statement, during the meeting, Usani called for openness and team work from the staff of the ministry in order to achieve the desired goals of developing the Niger Delta region, and Nigeria at large.
“Each person complements the work of the other. Even when there is reason for offence, let us talk together. I appreciate team work and that is how I work all my life,” he said.
In the same vein, the Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Claudius Daramola, compared the expected relationship between the Staff of the Ministry and the Ministers to the functioning of human body, where what happens to one part, affects the other.
“From the faces I am seeing here, you are all professionals from different backgrounds. I only want to plead, please do not mislead us. Let us work together as a team. Please cooperate with us so that we can rise together. By the grace of God, we will not fall,’ he said.
Meanwhile, the new Permanent Secretary deployed to the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs, Balema Asifieka Wakama, while welcoming the Ministers, pledged the cooperation and loyalty of the management and staff of the Ministry to the new ministers in order to ‘hit the ground running’ as directed by President Mohammadu Buhari.
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