Breaking: Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf Appoints  Heads Of Government Agencies

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The Executive Governor of Kano State His Excellency Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf has approved the appointment of additional heads of government agencies.

This was contained in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, made available on Monday August 7, 2023.

According to the statement, those appointed are,  Hon. Kabiru Getso Haruna, Executive Secretary, Kano State Scholarship Board,  Prof. Aliyu Isa Aliyu, Director General, Kano State Bureau of Statistics,  Dr. Kabiru Ado Zakirai, Executive Secretary, Kano State Senior Secondary Schools Management Board (KSSMB),  Hon. Alkasim Hussain Wudil, Coordinator, Aliko Dangote Skills Acquisition Centre and Farouq Abdu Sumaila, Executive Secretary, Kano State Guidance and Counselling Board.

Others are, Alh. Umar Shehu Minjibir, Chairman, Kano State Civil Service Commission,  CP Kabiru Muhammad Gwarzo, Rtd. Director General, Kano State Corporate Security Institute, Gabasawa,  Dr. Abdullahi Garba Ali, Director, Kano Informatics Institute, Kura,  Hajia Shema’u Aliyu, Director, Kano State Institute of Hospitality Management,  Dr. Musa Sa’ad Muhammad, Director State Sports Institute, Karfi and Dr. Abubakar Shehu Minjibir, Director, Kano State Institute of Development Journalism.

Also appointed are,  Abdullahi S. Abdulkadir, Director, Kano State Institute of Farm Mechanisation, Kadawa,  Jazuli Muhammad Bichi, Director, Kano State Institute of Livestock, Gargai, Dr. Maigari Indabawa, Director, Kano State Film Institute, Tiga and Kabiru Yusuf, Director, Kano State Institute of Fisheries, Bagauda.

The statement informed that all appointments take effect immediately as the appointees are directed to takeover their new  responsibilities within the next 48 hours of this announcement.

In a related development,  Kano Governor also  announced the appointment of 10 additional special advisers.

This was contained in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, made available on Monday August 7, 2023.

It explained that, “in fulfilment of his campaign promises to place credible people in affairs of his government, the Kano State Governor Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf has announced the appointments of ten additional Special Advisers.”

The governor named the following individuals in the statement

Hon. Garba Dirbunde, Special Adviser, Local Government Affairs, .Hon. Wakili Aliyu Garko, Special Adviser, Diaspora Matters,  Air Commodore Yusha’u Salisu Tudunwada Wada, Rtd. Special Adviser, Joint Security Services, Hon. Musa Ado Tsamiya, Special Adviser, Drainages  and Gwani Musa Falaki, Special Adviser, Religious Affairs II.

Also appointed are,  Dr. Sulaiman Wali Sani Mni, Special Adviser, Civil Service Matters,  Prof. Auwalu Arzai, Special Adviser, Higher Education,  Hon. Ahmad Sawaba, Special Adviser, Wildlife Conservation,  Alh. Tajuddeen Gambo, Special Adviser, Education  and Hon. Baba Abubakar Umar, Special Adviser Private and Voluntary Schools.

“The appointments were based on merit, loyalty and commitment to serve the good people of Kano State,” it informed.

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