Governor El-Rufai makes new appointments, reassignments


The Kaduna state governor Nasiru El-Rufai has said that his government has made new appointments as well as reassigned other positions in the state.

This was made known in a press statement signed by the special adviser to the governor on media and communications Muyiwa Adekeye, on Saturday 2nd of May 2020.

The statement shows the appointments and reassignments as follows;

  1. Tijjani Abdullahi: Chairman, State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB);
  2. Abdullahi Sani is reassigned from SUBEB to the Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs as pioneer Permanent Secretary;
  3. Mohammed Lawal Aliyu becomes Deputy Clerk, Kaduna State House of Assembly;
  4. Hannatu Dalhat: Senior Special Assistant, Intergovernmental Relations.

These appointments and reassignment are according to the governor a plan to serve as ways of its continuous implementation of governance to ensure that the administration delivers on its core priorities especially in the phase of this epidemic

Tijjani Abdullahi was Special Adviser, Planning to the President until May 2019. He was a Director at the Bureau of Public Enterprise where he briefly acted as DirectorGeneral in 2003. He also served as Managing Director of

Abdullahi Sani has served as Permanent Secretary in several ministries and agencies, including Cabinet and Special Services, the Ministry of Local Government and SUBEB.

Mohammed Lawal Aliyu has served in various capacities at the Kaduna State House of Assembly since 1992 where he rose to the position of Director, Legislative Matters. He is appointed Deputy Clerk in exercise of the Governor’s powers under the Public Service Law.

Hannatu Dalhat is joining Team Kaduna from the Nigeria Office of the World Health Organisation. She took a B.Sc. in Mathematics from the Ahmadu Bello University in 1994 and an MBA from the Metropolitan School of Business in the United Kingdom.

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