The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, has appointed 15 Special Advisers and five heads of government agencies.
The Governor’s adviser on media, Mukhtar Gidado, who disclosed the appointments in a statement on Tuesday, said they were based on the track records of the appointees.
The new appointees, according to the statement, have since been deployed to their respective positions as indicated in their appointment letters.
Gidado said they were carefully chosen based on a consideration of their wealth of experience, capabilities and the ability to contribute to the development of the state.
The newly appointed special advisers are Hashimu Yakubu, Prof Sani Malam, Sanusi Isa, Danladi Danbaba, Abdon Gin, Ahmed Mohammed and Tukur Adamu.
Others are Maula Aliyu, Zainab Rufai, Kefas Magaji, USA Babayo, Abubakar Salihu, Abubakar Faggo, Garba Kawu and Adamu Madaki.
Those appointed as head of agencies include Babayo Madara as the chairman of the state Rural Water Supply Agency (RUWASS);Dr Sambo Alkali, hospital board and Yalwa Tafawa Balewa, Bauchi Agency for Orphaned and Vulnerable children (BASOVCA).
Nasiru Hamma was appointed Chairman, Bauchi State Nomadic Education Agency (BASANE); Dr Abdurrahaman Idris, Executive Secretary, Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board and Mas’udu Aliyu as Chairman of the Drugs Consumables Agency.