In the continuation of consolidating his victory for the second coming to office, after 2019 gubernatorial election and fulfilment of his all-inclusive regime promise, for better governance, the Kano state governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, OFR, has approved the appointment of 7 Special Advisers (SAs) and 10 Senior Special Assistants (SSAs) to the Governor.

He urges all the appointees to work diligently for sound execution of government policies, programmes and projects, adding that, “It is your responsibility to show to Nigerians that, you are indeed serving a regime that excels in many human endeavours. So you have every reason to work very hard.”

By way of specifically commending those of them who are coming to positions for the second time, like Alhaji Bawuro, Salihu Tanko, Ahmad Ladan and Auwal Aranposu, governor Ganduje encouraged that, “You performed wonderfully well during our First Tenure in office. Your second coming on board is not only deserving and timely, but it is apt and encouraging.”

Emphasising further that, those among the newly appointed SAs and SSAs who served under him in the first tenure of his administration, apart from understanding government’s policies and working towards achieving optimal results, “…they did their best and assisted in our victory for the second tenure,” he assured.

“It is noteworthy to fully understand how you are selected and appointed into various offices as Special Advisers and Senior Special Assistants, which automatically calls for commitment, deserving loyalty, openness, integrity and sincerity of purpose as public office holders,” Ganduje counsels all appointees.

As usual, he calls on them to always be good Ambassadors of his administration wherever they find themselves, within and outside the state. 

Reminding them that, “What is more important in our modern day technology-driven society, is to also comply with the moving world. So I urge you to make good use of modern day technology while discharging your assigned responsibilities.”

The Special Advisers are as follows:

1. Alh. Abubakar Sahabo Bawuro
     SA Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

2. Alh. Mamudu Madakin Gini (Buharin Dala)
      SA Commerce

3. Isa Yunusa Danguguwa
      SA Labor Matters

4. Salihu Tanko Yakasai
     SA Media

5. Habibu Sale Mailemo
     SA Internally Generated Revenue 

6. Tasi’u Rabi’u Fanisau
     SA Assembly Matters 

7. Alh. Ahmadu Haruna Zago
      SA Food Security

And the newly appointed Senior Special Assistants to the Governor are as follows:- 

1. Ahmed Abbas Ladan
     SSA Domestic I

2. Auwalu Lawan Shuaibu (Aranposu)
      SSA ICT

3. Ibrahim Abubakar Dantayo Makole
      SSA Water Supply 

4. Habib Yahaya Hotoro
      SSA Sustainable Development Goals

5. Omowunmi Shona
      SSA Domestic II

6. Tijjani Danlami Maikwano
      SSA Youth Mobilization 

7. Jafaru Ahmed Gwarzo
      SSA Sanitation 

8. Zainab Yayannan D/Tofa
      SSA Women Affairs 

9. Zulyadaini Sidi Mustapha
      SSA Rural Development 

10. Musa Kambai Sumaila
      SSA Metropolitan

All appointments are with immediate effect.

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