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Zamfara Gov sacks secretaries of all 14 LGs, Rector, Provost of state tertiary institutions

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Bello Matawalle

Zamfara State governor, Bello Matawalle on Thursday dismissed all 14 local government secretaries in the state and ordered their replacement with immediate effect.

The governor also approved the appointment of the rector of the state polytechnic and provost of the college of education in the state.

This was contained in a statement signed by Yusuf Idris, the Director-General of Press Affairs to the governor.

According to the statement, the secretaries were ordered to submit their handover notes at the Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

“The new local government secretaries are Abubakar Bakura, Bakura Local Government; Rabiu Pamo, Anka; Abdulkadir Gora for Birnin-Magaji; Lawali Zugu, Bukkuyum; Sani Mainasara for Bungudu, Rabiu Hussaini, Gummi and Nura Musa for Gusau.

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Others are Bashir Bello for Kaura-Namoda Local Government, Ahmadu Mani for Maradun, Salisu Yakubu for Maru, Abba Atiku, Shinkafi; Ibrahim Garba, Talata-Mafara; Aliyu Lawali for Tsafe and Bala Dauran for Zurmi”, the statement reads.

It also added that “Dr Sha’ayau Mafara was appointed by the governor as Rector and Muhammad Maradun as Registrar of Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata-Mafara.

Matawalle also appointed Ibrahim Gusau as the new Provost of the state College of Education.

The governor directed the outgoing Rector and Registrar as well as the outgoing Provost to submit their handover notes at the Governor’s Office.

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