Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State has reshuffled his cabinet and created a new ministry.
Buni has transferred Abdullah Bego from ministry of home affairs information and culture to the new commissioner, ministry of Wealth Creation, Empowerment and Employment Generation.
While Mohammed Lamin, the commissioner ministry of Land and Solid minerals was posted to the ministry of Home Affairs, Information and culture.
The governor in a statement signed by his secretary to the state government, Baba Malam Wali, also scrapped the ministry of Land and Solid Minerals.
“Furthermore, the governor has also approved that the responsibility for administration and management of land matters in the state including all issues relating to land allocation, title registration, use, searches, charting, cadastral and planning and such other responsibilities as may be determined by the Governor has been transferred to to Yobe Geographic Information System (YOGIS).
“The function of ministry of land has therefore been us summed into YOGIS. With this development, the ministry of Land and Solid Minerals therefore seize to exist in Yobe State.”