The retiree in group picture session with colleague and honourable members of Yobe Assembly
The Clerk of Yobe State House of Assembly, Ishaku Usman Ahmed, has bowed out of service after reaching 60 years of age which is mandatory according to civil service rule.
Ahmed, who started his career with the then Borno state, had contributed immensely to the take-off of the Yobe State House of Assembly when it was created.
In his message on Thursday, the Speaker of the House, represented by the Chief Whip, Ibrahim Buba Kallalawa, said the out-going clerk demonstrated high level of patience and maturity with the Honourable Members while in service.
“Our outgoing clerk is a man of integrity who demonstrated high level of maturity with the members. History of Yobe Assembly House of Assembly could not have been complete without his contributions” he said.
The speaker assured that from time to time he would be invited for a programmes so that his wealth of experience could be tapped.
Earlier, the outgoing clerk, Ishaku Usman Ahmed, thanked the entire staff of the assembly for the cordial relationship he enjoyed, saying they were the brain behind his successes.
He thanked his predecessors, for solid foundation laying of the Assembly.
Ahmed, sought for forgiveness of the staff where he had offended them.
Hon. Ibrahim Buba Kallalawa, the chief whip presented the outgoing clerk with a souvenir on behalf of the members, while Hon. Musa Dumbul, member representing Yunusari constituency presented on behalf of the Assembly staff.