- Governor Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi state has redeployed some of his commissioners from their ministries to others
- Bagudu also appointed new three commissioners to strengthen his cabinet
- Rakiya Ayuba is now the state commissioner for information and culture
The Kebbi state governor, Atiku Bagudu, has appointed three new commissioners into his cabinet.
PM News reports that the secretary to Kebbi government, Babale Umar-Yauri, who announced this, said three old commissioners have been redeployed to the ministry of information and culture, special duties; and natural resources.
“Rakiya Ayuba, has been redeployed to the ministry of information and culture, from ministry of commerce, industry and tourism; and Attahiru Maccido, redeployed to special duties, from the ministry of agriculture and natural resources.
“Mamuda Warra had been redeployed to the ministry of lands and urban development, from the ministry of information and culture.”
He also said that the three new commissioners, who were appointed on November 9, 2020, had also been assigned to various ministries.
According to him, the new commissioners: Hayatudeen Bawa has been posted to the ministry of environment and solid minerals, while Maigari Dakingari went to the ministry of agriculture and natural resources.
The third commissioner, Garba Geza, was assigned to the ministry of commerce, industry and tourism.
The governor charged the commissioners to use their wealth of experience, to work for the progress of the state.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had previously reported that Governor Udom Emmanuel swore in four new commissioner-designates and five new permanent secretaries into his cabinet and the Akwa Ibom state civil service respectively.
It was reported that the new cabinet members were Uko Udom SAN, John James Etim, Idongesit Etiebet and Pastor Umo Eno while the permanent secretaries are Ini James Ikie, Ini Jackson Etukudo, Esther Aniekan Inyang, Grace Paulinus Jim, and Abasiekeme Victor Essien.
A statement from the Akwa Ibom state government seen by Legit.ng indicated that the swearing-in ceremony took place at Banquet hall, Government House, Uyo, on Monday, January 4.
In a related report, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, January 26, announced the appointment of new service chiefs following the resignation of their predecessors.
The Nigerian leader in a tweet via his official Twitter handle noted that he has accepted the immediate resignation of the service chiefs and their retirement from service.