*Says New Appointee Has through Her many Achievements and bureaucratic Astuteness Made Adamawa State and People Proud.
By Biola Lawal
Abuja: Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs Hon. Yusuf Buba Yakubu hailed the appointment of the Adamawa-born Accountant and bureaucrat, Lydia Jafiya Shehu as a Federal Permanent Secretary.
Buba Yakubu, who is the Member representing Gombi/ Hong Federal Constituency said that that Jafiya Shehu’s appointment was well deserved, Nkem Anyata-Lafia, Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs to the Lawmaker said in a statement made available to Flowerbudnews.
,Hon. Buba Yakubu assured the Permanent Secretary of the constant support of the people of his Constituency at all times.
The lawmaker made known the above in a letter addressed to the newly-appointed senior government official,a copy of which was released to his Media Office in Abuja, Wednesday,at the National Assembly,
He enjoined Mrs Shehu to continue to exhibit in her new office those virtues and the hallmarks of excellence,which have commended her to the high offices that continue to trail her path these past few years.
The rest of the text read:
“I have the honour to convey to you my felicitations on the occasion of your appointment as Permanent Secretary.
Indeed, there is no doubt, whatsoever, that you have by dint of hard work, exceptional brilliance and sheer dedication to duty these past years in the service of our fatherland earned for yourself the confidence, trust and respect of all those in the top echelons of our nation’s Establishment, who, for some time now, have continued to associate your name with all manner of vacant high offices in the land.
“I wish to say that, as a great daughter of our dear State, you have through your many achievements and bureaucratic astuteness made our State and people proud. We shall, therefore, continue to pray for you, support you and wish you well in this new endeavour at the top of your career.
“While enjoining you to continue to exhibit those virtues and the hallmarks of excellence, which have commended you to the high offices that continue to trail your professional path these past years, I assure you again of our support and prayers at all times.
“For myself, my family and, indeed,on behalf of the good people of Gombi/Hong Federal Constituency, whose mandate I hold at the National Assembly, I congratulate you once again on this new milestone and urge that you accept the assurances of my co-operation and very warm regards always,” the text concluded.
You will recall that,the newly appointed career civil servant,whose name had for some time early this month trended as the next choice for the Accountant- General of the Federation,was one of the three Permanent Secretaries-designate appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari last week.(Flowerbudnews)