GOVERNOR Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State on Tuesday inaugurated a 25-member Transition Implementation Committee with a charge to put in place all necessary machinery to facilitate easy take-over.
Speaking during the inauguration at Government House, Ilorin, Governor Ahmed thanked Kwarans for their unprecedented support for his government throughout his two terms, and solicited support and understanding for the incoming administration towards achieving further sustainable growth and development for the state.
Governor Ahmed charged the committee to ensure full liaison with all officially assigned representatives of the incoming Administration for the appropriate briefing on the activities of Government to provide a solid footing for the new Government.
He admonished members of the committee to bring the sterling qualities that recommended their appointment to bear in the discharge of the onerous responsibilities.
According to him, it is in the spirit of strong belief in democratic ethoes and practice that the government designed the programme to pave the way for the smooth and successful hand-over to the new government in the State.
Governor Ahmed maintained that his administration was leaving Kwara State better than it met it as the government was bequeathing to it a legacy of service, peace and good governance.
The terms of the committee, according to the governor, include putting in place all necessary machinery for the smooth take-off of the in-coming administration, ensuring full liaison with all officially assigned representatives of the incoming Administration for the appropriate briefing on the activities of Government towards providing a solid footing for the new Government and any other matter the Committee may find worthy for the effective discharge of its mandate.
Responding, the Chairman of Government Transition Implementation Committee and Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Isiaka Gold thanked the Governor for counting them worthy of the assignment and promised to handle it with utmost seriousness with a view to ensuring smooth take off of the incoming administration.