Gov. Bala appoints new Head of Service, 22 perm. secretaries

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Governor Bala Mohammed has approved the appointment of a new Head of Civil Service, Alhaji Yahuza Adamu Haruna and 22 Permanent Secretaries for the state civil service.

This was revealed in a press release issued by the Special Adviser Media to the Governor, Mukhtar Gidado on Wednesday.

Haruna’s appointment came after the retirement of the immediate past Head of Civil Service, Alhaji Aliyu Jibo.

“His Excellency, Sen. Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, CON, Fnipr (Kauran Bauchi) the Executive Governor of Bauchi State has approved the appointment of Alhaji Yahuza Adamu Haruna as the new Head of Civil Service for Bauchi State.

“This followed the retirement of the Head of Civil Service, Alh Aliyu Jibo, mni. Before Alh. Jibo’s retirement, His Excellency, the Governor had approved his confirmation as the substantive Head of Civil Service with effect from 1st April 2021,” Gidado stated.

He added that Governor Mohammed thanked the outgoing Head of Civil Service for his invaluable contribution to the development of the state’s civil service and wished him the very best in his future endeavours.

The governor’s media aide informed that the newly appointed Head of Civil Service hailed from Ningi Local Government Area of the state and attended the famous Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, where he graduated with BSc Economics.

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“He also holds MSc Agric-economics from Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU), Bauchi and a Masters in Public Policy and Administration from the Bayero University, Kano (BUK). He is currently pursuing a doctorate programme in Economics at the Bauchi State University, Gadau.

“Until his appointment, Haruna was the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Budget & Economic Planning, Bauchi State,” Gidado informed.

In a similar development, the governor approved the appointment of 22 new Permanent Secretaries in the state civil service, adding that their appointment and that of the new Head of Civil Service were with immediate effect.

The newly appointed Permanent Secretaries are: Jibrin Moh’d Yusuf (Alkaleri LGA); Danjuma Garba (Bauchi LGA); Babaji Mairiga Suleiman (Bauchi LGA); Saratu Musa Jibrin (Bogoro LGA); Shehu Yahaya Jalam (Dambam LGA); Hannatu Iliya (Dass LGA); Isa Moh’d Tahir (Gamawa LGA); Asma’u Muhammad Sunusi (Ganjuwa LGA); Idris Saleh Giade (Giade LGA) and Bala Manu Gadau (Itas/Gadau LGA).

Also appointed by the governor are Samaila Ahmed (Jama’are LGA); Ibrahim Adamu Gambaki (Katagum LGA); Sule Adamu Madara (Katagum LGA); Aliyu Suleiman Hardawa (Misau LGA); Abubakar Usman Misau (Misau LGA) and Saleh Yakubu Ningi (Ningi LGA).

Others are Engr Aminu Aliyu Gital (Tafawa Balewa LGA); Yakubu Jibrin Abdullahi (Tafawa Balewa LGA); Nathaniel Mu’azu (Warji LGA); Mamman Sale Mumuni (Zaki LGA); Sa’idu Abubakar, Permanent Secretary Accountant General, (Warji LGA) and Muhammadu Zakariya’u (Darazo LGA).