By Aliyu Dangida
In what appears to be a compensation and recycling in governance, Jigawa state governor, Mal. Umar Namadi has approved the appointment of 2 Senior Special Advisers, 33 Special Advisers in his cabinet.
Hotpen reports that, most of the special advisers are Jigawa lawmakers who were at logger head with the former state governor Badaru Abubakar and are denied ticket to contest the 2023 election despite the fact that their constituents are satisfied with their representations and rallied support for them.
The two Senior special assistants include the immediate commissioner of women affairs, Hajia Yalwa Da’u and a two term Jigawa lawmaker, Hon. Ibrahim Suleiman Gwiwa.
This was contained in a statement signed and made available to Hotpen in Dutse by the Secretary to the Government of Jigawa State, Malam Bala Ibrahim.
The appointed as Senior Special Advisers include former Jigawa speaker, Isah Idris Gwaram Special Adviser, Hajj Affairs, former deputy speaker, Suleiman Musa Kadira, Special Adviser, Budget and Economic Planning, while five others are former Jigawa lawmakers as follows: Abdulrahman Alkassim Special Adviser, Local Government Affairs I, Lawan Muhammad Garba Special Adviser, Inter- Party Affairs.
Other former lawmakers includes Abdulwahab T. Suleiman, Special Adviser, SEMA, Haladu Usman (Killer), Special Adviser, Project Monitoring, Musa Sule Dutse Special Adviser, DCDA, and Adamu Gire, Special Adviser, STOWA.
While three former council chairmen appointed among the special advisers they are Umar Imam Jahun, Special Adviser, NGOs, Bako Muhammad Amaryawa Special Adviser, Farmers/Herdsmen, Khalid S. Ibrahim, Special Adviser, Support Groups.
The rest of the appointed special assistants include former Accountant General, Haruna Ahmad Al-Amin as Special Adviser, Export Processing Zone, others are Aliyu Hussaini Usman, Special Adviser, Inter-governmental/ Partnership, Ibrahim Adamu Maigatari, Special Adviser, Boarder Town Affairs, Muktar Khalil Special Adviser, Investment.
Murtala Habu Chari, appointed as Special Adviser, Youth Mobilization (Gumel Zone), Mujitapah Saleh Kwalam, Special Adviser, Tsangaya, Muhammad Agufa Abubakar ( Maiyadi), Special Adviser Public Mobilization (Dutse Zone), Adamu Abdullahi Zabaro, Special Adviser, Livestock.
Equally, Usman Bulama appointed as Special Adviser, Solar Power Project, Isyaku Adamu Special Adviser, Artisan, Hudu Babangida Dambazau Special Adviser, Chieftaincy Affairs (Dutse Zone), Hamza Muhammad Hadejia, Special Adviser, Community Affairs and Inclusion, Usman Baba Yakubu
Special Adviser, Industrial Cluster, Dr. Atiku Hafizu Special Adviser, Public Health, Muhammad Idris Danzomo Special Adviser, Cluster Farming.
Lawan bn Idris appointed as Special Adviser, Nomadic Education, Abdullahi Mai’nasara Kazaure, Special Adviser, Microfinance Banks, Habib Aminu Kani, Special Adviser, Technoloy/ Innovation, Saleh Ahmad Birniwa Special Adviser, Youth Mobilization (Hadejia Zone), Abdullahi Bulama Zugo Special Adviser, Political Mobilization (Hadejia Zone), Sama’ila Dawaki Special Adviser, Chieftaincy Affairs (Hadejia Zone) and Muhammad Sabo Yankoli
Special Adviser, Tsangaya II.
The statement further explained that all appointments are based on merit, competence and personal integrity.
“It is, therefore, hoped that, the appointees would justify the confidence reposed on them and put in their best towards the development of the State”. The SSG said.
He urged all the appointees to work diligently for sound execution of the present administration’s policies, programmes and projects.
All the appointments take immediate effect.