Kano governor says commissioners have six months to prove their worth or be dismissed
Kano State governor, Abba Kabir Yusuf, on Wednesday, placed his newly-inaugurated commissioners on six months probation period after which they will be assessed based on their performance.
He stated this during the maiden state executive council meeting he presided over at the state government house, saying it is based on the assessments of the commissioners’ performances that he will either retain or dismiss them.
A statement by his acting spokesperson, Hisham Habib, quoted the governor to have said he will head the monitoring and evaluation team to monitor the performances of the commissioners and their ministries.
The statement read: “Governor Yusuf told the commissioners that their appointments were based on merit, professionalism, previous performances and competency and urged them to be committed to their duties.
“Let me urge you all to sustain the tempo of loyalty, dedication, commitment to duty and be honest in the discharge of your duties, be honest, accountable, and mindful of the confidence repose in us by the good people on us.
“I am reminding you that your appointment is on probation of six months period after which a monitoring and evaluation team under my headship will be monitoring the performances of the ministry’s and those who performed well will be appreciated and those who under performed will be pulled out,” he said.
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