By KATO P. LADAN, Kaduna
The Governor of Niger State, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has approved the appointment of Hajiya Fatima N. Madugu, the former Commissioner of Education as the Special Adviser to the Governor of Niger State on Education.
A statement issued by Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, Secretary to the Government of Niger State (SSG) also disclosed that the Governor has approved the appointments of Hon. Abdulhamid El-Wazir as the Special Adviser, State Assembly Liaison, Brig. Gen. Ndagulu A. Imam (Rtd), Special Adviser, Security Matters, Mohammed Nma Kolo, Special Adviser, Political and Strategy, Hajiya Sa’adatu A. Bokane, Special Adviser, Tourism and Culture and Barr. Amina Musa Guar, Special Adviser, National Social Investment Programme.
Others include Hon. Tanko Gambo, Special Adviser, Local Government Affairs, Alhaji Abdullahi Nasiru Ndafogi, Special Adviser, Political Zone ’A’, and Hon. Aminu Yusuf, Special Adviser, Political Zone ‘C’.
The statement disclosed that the appointment of the Special Advisers to the challenging positions is based on merit, proven credentials, personal integrity and outstanding record of performance in their previous assignments.
The SSG reminded the Special Advisers of the policy direction of the present administration which is to improve the quality of life of the citizens of Niger State and urged them to work diligently towards achieving this noble objective.
The Secretary to the State Government stressed that the Special Advisers are expected to bring their knowledge, skills and wealth of experience to bear in the performance of their new assignment by working assiduously to justify the confidence reposed in them.
The Governor congratulates the Special Advisers on their appointments and wishes them success and Allah’s guidance in the performance of the arduous duties of their Offices, the statement stressed.