From Lateef Taiwo
Governor Umar Namadi officially swore in Barrister Bello Abdulkadir Fanini as the new Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice. Barrister Fanini’s appointment fills the void left by the resignation of the former commissioner,who was appointed Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offenses Commission (ICPC) by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
During a ceremony at the Government House,Governor Namadi expressed his confidence in the newly appointed Commissioner,emphasizing that the selection was made based on merit and competence.
He therefore,charged the new appointee to exert significant effort and demonstrate the utmost level of skill and professionalism while carrying out his responsibilities.
The Governor further stressed the importance of aligning his actions with the 12-point agenda of the administration, highlighting the vital and central role the Attorney-General plays in the success of the state’s governance.
Addressing the new Commissioner of Justice directly,Governor Namadi stated, “Your role is very vital and central to the success of the administration. We will hold you responsible for any advice you give to the government.” This underscores the governor’s commitment to ensuring that the newly appointed commissioner upholds the highest standards in executing the responsibilities of the office.
Meanwhile In his remarks,Barrister Fanini expressed gratitude to Governor Namadi for considering him worthy of the appointment. He vowed to uphold the governor’s confidence in him and assured that he would carry out his duties with diligence, professionalism, and a dedication to the principles of justice,rule of law and due process
The swearing-in ceremony was attended by members of the state’s executive council, other government officials, family, and wellwishers, marking the commencement of Barrister Bello Abdulkadir Fanini’s tenure as the Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice for the state.