The Borno State Head of Service (HOS), Mr Mohammed Hassan, has been relieved of his duties following a declaration by Governor Babagana Zulum who also announced a replacement.
The development was made known by Governor Zulum in a statement issued on his behalf in Maiduguri, on Tuesday, by Alhaji Usman Shuwa, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG).
Shuwa disclosed that the governor also approved the appointment of Mr Simon Malgwi, as the new HOS, adding that the appointment was with immediate effect.
“Gov. Babagana Zulum has relieved Mohammed Hassan of his appointment as the HOS with immediate effect.
“He has accordingly approved the appointment of Barrister Simon Malgwi, as the new HOS,” he said.
The SSG also added that until his appointment, Malgwi was the Solicitor General and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education.
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