By Abba-Eku Onyeka, Abuja
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo has stated that the two ministers would work assiduously to deliver on the mandate given to them by President Muhammadu Buhari in the next level Agenda in his present Administration.
In a release signed by the ministry’s Deputy Director Press, Haruna Ibrahim Otunbaiyi Adebayo and Amb. Mariam Yalwaji Katagum who resumed office immediately after their inauguration disclosed that they will repose the confidence given to them by Mr. President. Adebayo said there was enormous task for the staff to discharge their duties diligently within the four years of the present administration, adding that they are in the Ministry to achieve result. He said they would work out plan to move the ministry forward in terms of economic growth and job creation, even as he assured the staff that they will be motivated to deliver on the ministry’s policies and progammes.
Earlierer,the Minister of State, Amb. Mariam Yalwaji Katagum commended Mr. President for finding them worthy for the appointment and promised to work vigorously to achieve the mandate of Mr. President. alwayiyi stated that we will not let the system down, and further solicited for the support of the staff to work as a team to achieve result.
Whilel receiving the Ministers, the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Edet Sunday Akpan welcomed them and assured them of the unalloyed support of the staff to achieve the Ministry’s mandate. Akpan disclosed that the Ministry’s mandate was to create an enabling environment to stimulate industrialization, accelerate domestic and foreign direct investment and to ensure a coordinated and integrated approach to Nigeria’s Trade policy. He thereafter presented them with the handover notes containing an extract of the achievements and report of the ministry from 2015- 2019.