- Outgoing Kebbi state Governor, Atiku Bagudu, has made new appointments just hours before the inauguration of a new administration
- Bagudu, on Monday, May 29, appointed a head of service and four permanent secretaries before handing over to Governor-elect Nasiru Idris
- The APC governor disclosed this in a statement where he said the appointments were effective immediately
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Birnin Kebbi, Kebbi state - Outgoing Kebbi State Governor, Atiku Bagudu, has announced the appointments of a head of Service and four permanent secretaries a few hours before handing over to Governor-elect Nasiru Idris, in Birnin Kebbi, the state capital.
According to Nigerian Tribune, the new appointments were contained in a statement by Bagudu’s media aide, Yahaya Sarki.
The governor, under the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC), stated that the appointments are valid with immediate effect.
The statement read:
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“The Governor of Kebbi State, Senator Abubakar Atiku Bagudu, has approved the appointment of Alhaji Safiyanu Garba Bena as substantive Head of Service of the State as well as four new Permanent Secretaries.
“The four new Permanent Secretaries are Kudirat Shuaibu, Ibrahim Umar, Mustapha Tata and Suleiman Sani Augie"
INEC finally declares winner of Kebbi governorship election
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Nasiru Idris, has been declared the winner of the Kebbi State governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The returning officer for the governorship election, Professor Sa’idu Yusuf, announced that Idris won the election with a total of 409,225 votes, defeating his rival, Aminu Bande of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who polled 360,940 votes.
Again, Buhari makes fresh appointments 4 days to hand over
Legit.ng also reported that in another last-minute move, President Muhammadu Buhari had announced Garzali Abubakar as the Executive Secretary of the National Agricultural Development Fund.
According to Premium Times, the appointment was announced in a statement issued by a presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, on Thursday, just four days before President Buhari hands over to the incoming administration on Monday, May 29.