The new Minister of Transportation, Muazu Sambo has pledged to continue with the actualisation of President Muhammadu Buhari’s infrastructural development agenda in transportation sector.
The Minister who made this known during a brief handover ceremony by the former Minister of State for Transportation, Gbemisola Saraki Wednesday in Abuja, said the ministry will do its best working with members of staff at the ministry.
The Minister said: ”I am here for a very short time. I am coming with an open mind; there is nothing under the sun you won’t hear when you move into a place.
” The best thing is lead the people with an open mind. I want you to embrace me and give me all the support.
”I wish we could work with my sister (Saraki) but I have a brother, one good one goes one comes.
”We will do our best and leave the rest to humanity and posterity to judge.”
Saraki while handing over, thanked the staff of the Ministry and urged them to support the new ministers.
She said: ” The team you have here are exceptionally hardworking, very quick to learn and have been exceptionally focused in ensuring to serve and assist the ministers in any and every capacity.
” I am sure that they will continue to do that as you take over the reign of the ministry.
”The Ministry of Transport is one of the focal point of Mr. President’s agenda, looking at the issue of infrastructure.
”I am sure and have no doubt in my mind that the good thing that have been started in 2015 will continue.
‘”If there is anyway i can be of assistance to both of you, you know where I am.”
The new Minister of transportation resumed along side the minister of State for Transportation, Mr. Ademola Adegoroye.