- Husseina Goje has been nominated as commissioner by Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state
- The commissioner-nominee is the daughter of a former governor of the state and the lawmaker representing Gombe Central at the upper chamber, Senator Danjuma Goje
- Senator Goje's son-in-law, Ibrahim Dasuki Jalo Waziri, also made the list that was sent to the state House of Assembly
Governor Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe state has nominated the daughter of Senator Danjuma Goje, Husseina Goje, as commissioner in the state.
Her name alongside other nominees’ were sent to the state House of Assembly, Daily Trust reports.
The disclosure was made by Speaker Abubakar Sadiq Kurba in a letter read to the house during plenary on Wednesday, October 2.
Ibrahim Dasuki Jalo Waziri also made the list that was sent to the state House of Assembly.
Jalo is Senator Goje’s son-in-law. He is married to Husseina’s elder sister.
Some of those that made the list include: Dr Ahmad Gana; Dr Aishatu Usman Maigari; Barrister Zubairu Umar; Mohammed Magaji Gettado; Mr Julius Ishaya, Mrs Naomi Awak; Engineer Abubakar Bappa and Alhaji Muhammad Gambo Maigari.
Others are: Malam Usman Jahun Biri; Alhaji Adamu Dishi; Alhaji Ibrahim Alhassan; Dr Habu Dahiru; Dauda Batari Zambuk; Mijinyawa Yahaya; Mela Audu Nunge; and Meshak Lanco.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state applauded Senator Danjuma Goje (APC-Gombe Central) for stepping down for Senator Ahmad Lawan (APC-Yobe) in the race for presidency of the 9th Senate.
El-Rufai spoke with state house correspondents at the presidential villa, Abuja after he, Lawan, Goje and Uba Sani (APC-Kaduna Central) emerged from a closed door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday, June 6.
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