JUBILATION AT THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF EDUCATION AS ADAMU ADAMU TAKES OVER
( NAN REPORT)
Members of staff of the Federal Ministry of
Education on Wednesday in Abuja trooped out of
their offices, cheered and waved as they
welcomed the new Minister of Education, Adamu
Adamu was ushered into his office by Hajia
Hindatu Abdullahi, the Acting Permanent Secretary
of the ministry and other principal members of
President Muhammadu Buhari had appointed 36
ministers with their portfolios and named Adamu
as the Minister of Education, while Prof. Anthony Anwuka, was named the Minister of State for Education.
Anwuka, who arrived earlier at the ministry, was
also welcomed with cheers and warmth.
Abdullahi told newsmen that Buhari had directed
the ministers to officially resume duty on Nov. 17,
adding that Adamu came just to see his office.
According to the Acting permanent secretary,
every staff of the ministry is ready to cooperate
with the new minister in order to move the
education sector forward.
``We are really happy; you can see the mood in
the ministry now; not only me but the staff and
management, everybody is happy.
“We are ready to sit down with the minister to
drive the agenda of Mr President with regards to
“We will sit down and hit the ground running
because education is a social service that
requires driving it with passion, commitment and
technical know-how,’’ she said.
Adamu, who hails
from Bauchi State, is a trained accountant and a
veteran journalist. (NAN)
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