The Governor of Benue State, Hyacinth Alia, has expressed the readiness of his administration to provide good governance to the people of the state.
Governor Alia made the government’s position known while briefing journalists Wednesday, after the inaugural meeting of the state executive council.
He charged newly sworn in commissioners to acquaint themselves with the policy document of his government to hit the ground running
The governor told journalists who laid siege during the marathon occasion that, though EXCO was meeting for the first time, it did not take into consideration any major approval.
The governor, who was represented at the briefing by his deputy, Sam Ode, also told journalists that he had to leave at some point to attend to another serious and important issue of national interest.
Ode said what transpired at the EXCO was basically a meet-and-greet session to enable members to know themselves better, especially as they were stepping into the chambers for the first time.
He equally pointed out that the inaugural session was to officially receive the new commissioners appointed and sworn in into the Benue State Executive Council chambers, adding that he also briefed them about the mission of his administration, otherwise known as the blue print.
“We circulated documents, especially the blueprint of the administration, for the new commissioners to familiarise themselves with the issues contained in the agenda of the government,” Alia informed journalists.
The governor also revealed that during the inaugural meeting, which lasted for several hours, the new commissioners were given details of the retreat that has been put together for the commissioners and special advisers who have just been appointed.