Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State has warned his commissioners and other appointees that they may have themselves to blame if they don’t rise to their responsibilities.
He said he would not hesitate to change anybody who was underperforming in his cabinet.
Delivering a message to mark the first year anniversary of his administration’s second term in office, Obiano urged all and sundry to join hands with his government to take the state to greater heights.
“I assure you that I will not only remain focused but will not hesitate to change anybody who is underperforming in my cabinet,” he asserted.
He said he had been able to change the fortunes of the state within his five years in office, including attraction of international recognitions for the development strides put in place in the state.
He said, “Forbes Magazine USA recently recommended the State government’s Community Choose your Project Initiative as a model for the development of Africa.
“We have also recorded achievements in all sectors of the state economy as well as massive support from the members of the State House Assembly.”
The governor promised to do more for posterity while appreciating the people of the state for their overwhelming support, irrespective of political affiliations and inclinations.
“The GDP of the State has increased from N3 trillion to N4.2 trillion in the last five years. I will expand the state economic performance in the next three years,” he pledged.