Bauchi commissioner resigns via Facebook post, asks for forgiveness
The Commissioner for Commerce and Industry in Bauchi State, Mohammed Al-Hassan Sadiq, has taken to a social media platform, Facebook, to announce his resignation from the office.
Sadiq posted the resignation notice on his Facebook page on Wednesday evening.
Sadiq is the second commissioner to resign from Governor Bala Mohammed’s cabinet since he took office last year.
He asked for forgiveness for undisclosed wrongdoings in the message.
The message reads, “Alhamdulillah, Masha Allah. Every beginning has an end.
“Today, the 19th day of August 2020, I have honourably tendered my voluntary resignation as a Commissioner (Ministry of Commerce and Industries) and a Member of the State Executive Council in the Government of Bauchi State.
“It was a rare privilege and opportunity to have served my state in such an exalted position. I thank H.E the Executive Governor – Sen. Bala A. Mohammed (Kauran Bauchi) for the wonderful opportunity accorded to me.
“In the same vein, I must appreciate my boss, H.E, the Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara for his usual support and the role he played in influencing same.
“I sincerely thank all my colleagues in the EXCO and the Ministry, whom we have worked with as a formidable team.
“I have enjoyed the understanding of my family at such a trying time.
“I beseech God to forgive all my wrongs and the general public/colleagues to pardon me.
“I urge you to help me, pray God to grant me success, contentment and peace of mind in my new endeavour.
“Thank you all and remain blessed.”