Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar has sworn in care-taker committee chairmen of the 20 local government areas of the state.
Speaking, the governor who was represented by his Deputy, Engineer Nuhu Gidado, advised the newly-appointed caretaker committee to ensure accountability and prudent management of resources at their disposal.
He urged them to collaborate with traditional rulers, security agents, and other stakeholders in order to ensure rapid and socio-economic development of their respective local governments and the state in general.
Governor Abubakar informed the new caretaker chairmen that they were chosen for the positions because of their loyalty and contributions to the state .
He urged them to maintain their efforts to enable the government fulfil its promises to the electorates.
According to him, local governments have a vital role to play in the provision of social services and other needs as enshrined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Governor assured that his administration attaches great importance to probity, accountability and strict adherence to due-process in governance as indicated by its action since assumption of office.
He therefore called on them to justify the confidence repose in them urging them to be fair in their dealings with people for effective service delivery.