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Gov Mohammed suspends Bauchi pilgrims board’s secretary

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The Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has suspended the Executive Secretary of the state’s Pilgrims Welfare Board, Alhaji Babangida Tafida.

The Special Adviser on Media to the governor, Mukhtar Gidado, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Bauchi.

He said Tafida’s suspension took immediate effect.

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However, no reason was given for the suspension of the secretary.

According to Gidado, the governor had set up a committee to investigate the general affairs of the board under Tafida’s stewardship.

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