Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has approved the appointment of Hajiya Binta Lawan Ahmed as the new substantive Head of Service.

Until her new appointment, Hajiya Binta was the Permanent Secretary of the State Ministry of Commerce.

She replaces Dr Kabiru Shehu, who was in acting capacity, after the completion of his service years with the state civil service few weeks back.

Governor Ganduje commended him for the good and patriotic service to the state during his tenure as the state Head of Service, adding that, “Dr. Kabiru Shehu has performed wonderfully well. He was a worker-friendly Head of Service. We all wish him brighter future in his endeavours.”

He also described the new Head of Service as a dedicated public servant whose pedigree in the service is commendable and encouraging, “She always proves her mettle as a refined and core public servant, whose intent is to move the service to greater heights.”

In the same vein, Governor Ganduje has  approved the appointment of five Special Advisers to the Governor. They are Ali Baba (A Gama Lafiya), Special Adviser on Religious Affairs, Mustapha Hamza Buhari (Ba-Kwana), Special Adviser, Political Affairs and Hamza Usman Darma as Special Adviser, Special Duties 

The rest are Tijjani Mailafiya Sanka, Special Adviser, Council of Emirs and Yusuf Aliyu Tumfafi,
Special Adviser, Grassroots 

While wishing them successful discharge of their assigned responsibilities, Governor Ganduje said that they were picked considering their zeal and commitment towards the development of the state.

“I hope you will work tirelessly in order to take our state to the next level”.

All the appointments are with immediate effect.

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