GOVERNMENT OF NASARAWA STATE

PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT

His Excellency, Umaru Tanko Al-makura, Governor of Nasarawa State has, in a cabinet reshuffle, dropped the following Commissioners and Special Advisers:

a. Dropped Hon. Commissioners

S/N

NAME

MINISTRY

1.       

Hon. Abdulhamid Yakubu Kwarra

Ministry of Environment & Solid Minerals

2.       

Barr. Gabriel Ortan Aka’aka

Ministry of Water Resources & Rural Dev.

3.       

Hon. (Mrs.) Mary E. Enwongulu

Ministry of Women Affairs & Social Dev.

4.       

Mr. Bamaiyi Anangba

Ministry of Youth and Sports Development

5.       

Dr. Daniel Iya

Ministry of Health

6.       

Yusuf Shehu Usman, mni

Ministry of Information, Culture & Tourism

7.       

Sonny Agassi

Ministry of Lands & Physical Planning

8.       

Engr. Mohammed Wada Yahaya

Ministry of Works, Housing & Transport

9.       

Hon. Tanko Abdullahi Zubair

Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Cooperative

b. Retained Hon. Commissioners

S/N

NAME

MINISTRY

1.

Ayuba Dogara Ayinajeh

Ministry of Finance & Economic Development

2.

Barr. Abdulkarim A. Kana, Ph.D

Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice

3.

Aliyu Ahmed Tijjani

Ministry of Education

4.

Haruna Iliya Osegba

Ministry for Local Government & Chieftaincy Affairs

5.

Prof. Jonathan M. Ayuba

Ministry of Special Education, Science & Technology

6.

Muhammad Jamil Zakari

Ministry of Agriculture

c. Dropped Special Advisers

S/N

NAME

MINISTRY

1.

Hajarat Ibrahim Danyaro

Gender Relations, Rehabilitation & Disability

2.

Ado Dauda Mohammed

Community Based Relations/Conflict Resolution & Management

2. This is to enable the affected officers/persons to focus on their intentions to contest elective offices in 2019 and for others to pursue their respective professional / career goals.

3. The Governor has further approved the redeployment of the Hon. Commissioner, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources (Muhammad Jamil Zakari) to the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, while the erstwhile Special Adviser on Security, Gen. Mohammed Adeka is to handle the Community Base Relations, Conflict Resolutions and Management portfolio.

4. The exercises are with immediate effect.

5. Meanwhile, His Excellency, the Governor, on behalf of the Government and people of Nasarawa State, wishes to profoundly thank the outgoing Honourable Commissioners and Special Advisers for the services rendered to Nasarawa State and also wishes them success in their future endeavours.

Signed:

MOHAMMED HASSAN ABDULLAHI
Secretary to the Government of Nasarawa State
29th July, 2018.