AMAC Chairman Appoints Chief Of Staff, Secretary, Others

AMAC Chairman Appoints Chief Of Staff, Secretary, Others

By Blessing Otobong-Gabriel

The newly sworn in Executive Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, Hon. Christopher Zakka Maikalangu has on Friday issued appointment letters to three critical officials pivotal to the smooth running of the area council administration.

In a statement made available to newsmen by the Chief Press Secretary to the executive chairman, AMAC, Ephraim Audu, said the chairman issued appointment letters to the Council’s Chief of Staff, Mr Emeka Orji, Council Secretary, Hon. Ja’afaru Maimako Gwagwa and the Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Ephraim Audu respectively.

Speaking while inaugurating the Legislative Arm of the Council on Tuesday, Hon. Maikalangu remarked that the nominations were in line with his desire to succeed in the course of providing the much-needed dividends of democracy just as he is poised to make inroads in terms of responding to the multifaceted yearnings of the electorate.

He emphasised that the appointments were made in recognition of the fact that a tree cannot make a forest in their efforts to partner with the administration in the day-to-day running of the Council.

The Council Boss however advised the appointees to live above board, refrain from corrupt practices and eschew from all forms of parochialism just as he also expects them to display a great deal of ingenuity by matching their impeccable records with results.

Other factors, according to the letters of appointment, highlighted that the Hon. Chairman’s choices was as a result of proven integrity, honesty and vast experience.

With the appointments at the weekend, signposts an assemblage of other competent, trustworthy and dependable allies that would help in the realization of the lofty objective of the nascent administration.

 While urging residents of the Council and other stakeholders to cooperate with the new administration, he implored his supporters to be patient and look forward to responsible and accountable administration.

The appointments, which takes effect immediately, is believed to be a step at attaining the Hon. Chairman’s quest to hit the ground running, translate the aspirations of the teeming electorate to reality.