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Bauchi Gov sacks cabinet, special advisers, appoints new SSG


Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar of Bauchi State on Thursday sacked all his commissioners, the Secretary to State Government (SSG), Alhaji Bello Shehu Ilelah and special advisers just as he appointed a new SSG.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary Special Services and Political Affairs Sa’idu Abubakar Maikobi, to the governor. However, Brig-Gen Ladan B. Yusuf (rted ) retained his position as Special Adviser on security.

The statement directed all affected officers to hand over the affairs of their ministries to their permanent secretaries latest by Friday.

Meanwhile,the Governor has approved the appointment of Alhaji Muhammadu Nadada Umar as the new Secretary to the State Government.

Nadada served the administration of former Governor of Bauchi State, Adamu Mu’azu as his SSG. He   was born in Dambam of Bauchi State on December 31st, 1954, attended Government Secondary School Azare, and later studied Law at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria before proceeding to the Nigerian Law School in 1980.

Alhaji Nadada Umar worked with Bauchi State ministry of Justice as Legal Officer from 1978 to 1980, before moving to Bauchi State Investment and Property Development Company as Assistant Company Secretary/Legal Adviser from 1980 to 1984.

He was also at the New Africa Merchant Bank Limited as Secretary, and later General Manager/Bank Secretary.

He was at the Cotton and Agricultural Processors between 1996 and 1999 when he was appointed Secretary to the Government of Bauchi State from 1999 to 2006 when he resigned.

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