NDC groups lauds Prez for re-assigning Zeideng
"We wish him well in his future endeavors and hope he will continue to champion the course of the region wherever he finds himself," the statement noted.
The Action Programme for Capacity Building (ACPRO) and the Policy Network of the NDC also commended the President for reappointing Mr Ziedeng to the Northern Region.
The Chairman of ACPRO, Mr Francis Tabasi, in a statement, observed that the new minister was coming into the region at a time that there were high expectations from the rank and file of the NDC, as well as residents of the region.
The ACPRO noted that "Mr Ziedeng may not find the region easy, but his readiness, willingness, firmness and dedication to his work would do the magic".
The ACPRO further called on the new minister to operate an open door policy as a way of surviving the "the machination and scheming of some few self-seeking individuals".
In a statement jointly signed by its Chairman and Secretary, Messrs Mohammed Issifu and Ahmed Fareed respectively, the Policy Network, on its part, hoped Mr Ziedeng would use his experience to help unite the people of the region.
"It is the fervent hope of the people of the region that the minister will put to bear his long term political experience in projecting the good image of the region so as to attract investors to explore the many natural resource that the region is endowed with,"it added.
Story by Vincent Amenuveve