The Sokoto State Governor, Rt Hon Aminu Waziri Tambuwal today  sworn in 26 new commissioners into the State Executive Council and charged them to be judicious in the handling of government resources.

He also charged them to demonstrate exemplary leadership, steadfastness and diligence in their duties.

The governor said the appointment of the commissioners was based on their loyalty, merit and hard work.

“We appointed people with impeccable character, and the choice is on merit. As  the chief executives of your various ministries, I want to draw your attention to the fact that the State Executive Council is the highest body to make policy for the state. You should be above board in all your endeavours and concentrate on the assigned duties.” Tambuwal added

He advised the newly-appointed commissioners to observe the principles of equity, fairness and justice as their watchwords in the discharge of their official duties, while accountability and prudence should be their new resolve.