BAUCHI â€” The Bauchi State government said it had no problem with the recent appointment of Senator Bala Karau Mohammed as the FCT Minister, describing it as a welcome development to the country and to the state.
An aide to Governor Isa Yuguda on House of Assembly Liaison,Â Alhaji Abdulmumuni Mohammed Kundak, stated this in Bauchi, weekend.
He said the state government was excited over the appointment of the Senator because it was a rare privilege for the state to have a minister serving in the federal cabinet.
According to him, â€œwe are very happy because Bauchi State is represented at the Federal Executive Council. We see this appointment as a welcome development to the state because the former Senator will definitely represent the interest of the state at the federal executive level which will in turn improve the economic status of the state.â€
He said although the Bauchi State government was not officially contacted on the appointment, the state government wished the new minister well and is optimistic that he will use his ministerial appointment to bring positive changes to the state and the nation.
Kundak said the vacancy created by the appointment was an opportunity for someone to become a Senator in his constituency. â€œHis vacant position will enable another person to be elected in that constituency,â€ he said.