Minister vows to deliver on new mandate


The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo has stated that the two ministers would work assiduously to deliver on the mandate given to them by President Muhammadu Buhari in the next level Agenda in his present Administration.

Adebayo and Ambassador Mariam Yalwaji Katagum who resumed office immediately after their inauguration disclosed that they will repose the confidence given to them by the President.

The Minister said there is enormous task for the staff to discharge their duties diligently within the 4 years of the present administration.

“We are in the Ministry to achieve result and we will work out work plan to move the ministry forward in terms of economic growth and job creation.”

He assured staff that they would be motivated to deliver on the ministry’s policies and programmes.

Earlier, the Minister of State, Amb. Mariam Yalwaji Katagum commended President Buhari for finding them worthy for the appointment and promised to work vigorously to achieve the mandate of the President.

Yalwayi who promised not to let the system down, further solicited for the support of the staff to work as a team to achieve result.

While receiving the Ministers, the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Edet Sunday Akpan welcomed them and assured them of the unalloyed support of the staff to achieve the Ministry’s mandate.

Mr. Akpan disclosed that the Ministry’s mandate is to create an enabling environment to stimulate industrialization, accelerate domestic and foreign direct investment and to ensure a coordinated and integrated approach to Nigeria’s Trade policy.

He thereafter presented them with the handover Notes containing an extract of the achievements and report of the ministry from 2015- 2019.