Bauchi Finance Commissioner Announces Resignation Barely a Day Before Supplementary Election
Barely 24 hours to Saturday’s supplementary elections in Bauchi state, the State Commissioner of Finance and Economic Development Garba Sarki Akuyam has announced his resignation as Commissioner and member of the state executive council.
In his letter of resignation released on Friday evening, Akuyam said he was compelled to “resign in view of recent developments and political realities of present day Bauchi State”.
He said he served the present administration as commissioner of rural development and commissioner of finance and Director General APC state campaign organisation in the last four years.
“Therefore, it is my privilege and singular honour to most sincerely register my appreciations for recognition accorded me by your excellency to serve your government and the good people of Bauchi state as commissioner, promising to answer another call to serve my dear state when ever called upon to do that in another capacity as the need may perhaps arise”, he said.
Garbi was the Director-General of the campaign team of Mohammed Abubakar, Governor of Bauchi State, in 2015.