By James Sani,
Kogi State Commissioner of Youth and Sports Development, Hon. Monday A. Anyebe says the ministry will be given face Lift and necessary attention under Governor Ahmed Usman Ododo.
Hon. Monday Anyebe stated this shortly after taking over affairs of the Ministry in Lokoja.
He said the present administration under Governor Usman Ododo has total passion for sports and Youth development in the state hence efforts will be intensified to attain set objectives.
Hon. Monday A. Anyebe explained that his coming to the Ministry was a mandate of the Governor to get things right in the right towards the progress and development of the Ministry and the state in general.
According to him, as a Youth Governor, Alhaji Usman Ododo would ensure the state witnesses tremendous achievement especially on Youth Development, saying everything humanly possible would be put to place to achieved that lofty target.
The Commissioner noted that the Governor has put in place adequate measures to address all the challenges confronting the Ministry to ensure total development in the ministry.
Hon. Monday A. Anyebe while addressing management and staff of the Ministry, advised them to take their work seriously for the good of the Ministry and the state at large.
The Commissioner also warned that his leadership would not welcome lateness, absenteeism and rumour, saying everyone should face he or her business while in office to ensure smooth working relationship.
Hon. Monday Anyebe promised to run an open door leadership that will bring accelerated progress and development to the ministry and advised against what he described as “pull him down syndrome”.
Shortly after taking over the mantle of leadership of the Ministry, the commissioner later paid an on the spot assessment visit to the Confluence Stadium, Lokoja where he assured that the present administration under Governor Usman Ododo will make the stadium the best for sporting activities, both in Nigeria and beyond.
The Commissioner also expressed appreciation to the Governor for appointing him into his cabinet and promised to deliver in line with the mandate.
Speaking on behalf of the staff and management, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mrs Baje Janet Mojisola welcomed the new Commissioner to the Ministry and assured of maximum corporation.
The Information Officer of the Ministry, James Sani reports that all Heads of the departments were present at the handing and taking over ceremony.