By; FUNMI OROYE ADERINTO, Kaduna.
The Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Architect Barnabas Bala Bantex on Monday called on the 16 Sir Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship Programme inductees to be more dedicated to their various fields of administration.
Architect Bantex expressed this when he received them at the Kaduna State Executive Council Chambers Meetings on Monday in Kaduna.
He said this was part of the indigenous way of their achievements in the state.
“We have watched their presentations through video clips and it is clear that they are the future leaders of the state.”
According to Architect Bantex, arrangements have being put in place to work with the 16 fellows.
“We believe they will come out better for the progress of the state.,” he said.
Bantex called on them to be peaceful in the areas of their endeavours as they would come across indigenous settlers in the state.
“You are to ensure national integrity as they would see for yourselves that part of leadership programme that seeks to strengthen national cohesion,” he added.
Architec Bantex wished them a successful engagement and prayed for them in their service, to improve on the major challenges of the country and come out with better solutions that would bring about positive change.
The 16 Fellows have been assigned to work with MDAs as part of the administration of Kaduna State Government.
However, each Fellow will carry the designation of Special Assistant to the Governor of Kaduna State.
In a remark, the project coordinator of Sir Kashim Ibrahim Fellowship Programme, Zanaib Mohammed, said they were at the Government House to introduce the Sir Kashim Ibrahim fellows to the Executive Council of Kaduna State.
Zanaib said, they have made research and are ready to display their talents to the society as they would be part and parcel of the state administration.
She explained that, the state government is ready to know more of them in the areas of their various fields which will be of benefit to the society.