Governor Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina state has relieved the Commissioner of Education, Professor Halimatu Sa’adiya Idris of her appointment with immediate effect.
A press release signed by the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Media, Abdu Labaran Malumfashi quoted a letter personally signed by the Governor thanking Professor Halimatu for the services she rendered as Commissioner of Education.
In the letter tittled “LETTER OF APPRECIATION AND DISENGAGEMENT”, dated 21st December, 2017, Governor Masari said her “contributions for the development of the Education Sector in particularly and the Government in general can not be over emphasized”.
The Governor added that during her term as commissioner, “schools were rehablitated and upgraded, new ones were constructed, teachers were trained and the atmosphere made more conducive for learning and teaching”.
Governor Masari however, stated that taking into account the fact that political activities leading to elections would commence early next year, “it has become necessary for the government to bring more active politicians on board so as to fasten activities of governance”.
On behalf of the government and the people of the state, Governor Masari also wished Professor Sa’adiya God’s guidance in her future endeavours.