The new Kaduna State Commissioner for Women Affairs and social Development Hajiya Hafsat Baba has said the change Nigeria women seek start with them and must affect their attitude as they must live to portray the Nation in a way they want to see.
Hajiya Hafsat Baba who stated this on assumption of office after being sworn-in ,called on citizens of Kaduna State, particularly women to rise up to the occasion and be shining examples through their conducts and exemplary lifestyle.
The new Commissioner however, gave assurance that during her stay in office, objective/constructive criticism would be welcomed and baseless praise singing would not be entertained.
She also called on the people to draw a line between politics and governance as there are two different issues as she is bound to run a focused based ministry
Whhile addressing Permanent Secretary, Director and Unit Heads of the Ministry Hafsat Baba said that documentation of everything, effective communication and dedication from staff are key to achieving positive result as she is bent on running an all-inclusive and transparent policy.
Meanwhile ,she indentified some challenges confronting the Ministry to includes: were identified by staff as follows: Lack of motivation Lack/inadequate working tools Lack of monitoring & Evaluation Mechanism and Dilapidated and un-conducive working environment .
Hajiya Baba also assured the staff that it is indeed a new era and all challenges faced by the Ministry would be surmounted .
She equally called on the staff to live up to expectation and carry out their duties with diligence and dedication.
She therefore, pledged her support and loyalty to the El-Rufa’i led administration to take Kaduna State to a greater height and make the state great again.