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Governor Tambuwal reshuffles cabinet

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has reshuffled his cabinet with a call on all the appointees to prioritise service delivery to the people.…

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has reshuffled his cabinet with a call on all the appointees to prioritise service delivery to the people.

Tambuwal’s spokesman, Malam Imam Imam who disclosed this Monday in a statement in Sokoto said four recently-appointed commissioners were assigned portfolios while nine others were reassigned to different ministries.

This he stated, was in a bid to re-energise the work of government and bring new impetus to service delivery.

“The little delay in assigning portfolio to the four appointed cabinet members was due to the budget defence by various ministries at the state legislature. All commissioners and other heads of parastatals have successfully concluded their budget defence and the House of Assembly has now passed the 2018 budget,” he explained.

The four recently-appointed commissioners and their portfolios are; Professor Aishatu Madawaki- Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, Hon Ahmad Barade Wamakko- Social Welfare, Hon Garba Yakubu Tsitse- Youths and Sports, and Hon Bello Isa Ambarura – Commerce, Industries, Trade and Investment.

The nine commissioners reassigned to different ministries are; Dr. Muhammed Jabbi Kilgori   -Ministry of Higher Education, Bello Goronyo Esq- newly-established Ministry for Energy, Hon Musa Ausa Gidan Madi- Ministry of Solid Minerals and  Hon Mani Maishinku Katami -Ministry for Rural Development.

Others are; Hon Abdullahi Maigwandu- Ministry of Religious Affairs, Hon Surajo Gatawa -Ministry of Science and Technology, Hon Isa Saidu Achida – Information ,Hon Abdulkadir Jeli Abubakar -Ministry of Home Affairs and Hon Aminu Bello Sokoto -Commissioner of Special Duties.

The spokesman said all other commissioners not mentioned above retain their portfolios.

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