Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has appointed new Special Advisers and officials of commissions.

According to a statement, Governor El-Rufai nominated Hajiya Umma K. Ahmed, as Commissioner for Local Government, She is the current administrator of Birnin Gwari Local Government.

Mr Muyiwa Adekeye, Special Adviser to Governor Nasir El-Rufai on Media and Communication, stated that Hajiya Umma was the Director-General of the Kaduna State Quality Assurance Authority before her posting to Birnin-Gwari.

The Special Adviser explained that she had been nominated to replace Dr. Shehu Usman Muhammad, who resigned his appointment to pursue political aspirations.

According to the statement, Abdullahi Muhammad Ibrahim is the new Administrator, Birnin Gwari Local Government.

He has been replaced as the Special Adviser, Political Matters by Rt. Hon. Aminu Abdullahi Shagali, the immediate past Speaker of the Kaduna State House of Assembly.

It further explained that, “Murtala Dabo, who is the new Special Adviser, Economic Matters, is a former banker, who has served in several roles in the government since 2015.”

Adekeye stated that Dabo was most recently, the chairman of the Kaduna State Fiscal Responsibility Commission, stressing that he would be succeeded in that role by Mohammed Jalal, who is currently a permanent commissioner in the Fiscal Responsibility Commission.

The statement explained that Francis Danladi Kozah has been moved from the Assembly Service Commission, to the Kaduna State Enterprise Development Agency (KADEDA) as secretary, while Dr. Jibrin Sanusi Alhaji moves in as the new secretary of the Assembly Service Commission.

Gov. El-Rufai makes new appointments