The Governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido, yesterday handed over the affairs of governance to the Secretary of the State Government (SSG) Lawan Abdu Babura, barely a week to the handing over to a new government, as he embarks on an annual leave.
Lamido, before jetting out, announced that his commissioners and other government functionaries would continue in their capacities till May 29, 2015.
“We have done our best in discharging our statutory responsibility to our mother state; together we achieved the success recorded in the last eight years,” the governor said.
He urged the people to support to the incoming state government to enable it work for the betterment of the state.
“Jigawa State government is the government of Jigawa people under whatever political party, if it succeeds, it will be at the advantage of them and if it fails it would be at our own detriment”, he said.