Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto on Friday approved the appointment of three new permanent secretaries in the state’s civil service.
This development followed the appointment of Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Rural Development, Alhaji Bello Ambarura, as commissioner and the recent vacuum created due to retirement of some permanent secretaries from service.
A statement by the governor’s spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, said all the appointees are qualified senior officers, who possess wealth of experience and discipline required to hold senior positions in the civil service.
According to Imam, the officers appointed as permanent secretaries include Alhaji Dadi Adare, Alhaji Haruna Ahmad and Alhaji Muhammad Audu.
Imam added that Tambuwal had approved the appointment of Alhaji Kasimu Yabo as the Managing Director, Sokoto Environmental Protection Agency.
He said: “This followed the subsequent appointment of the Managing Director, Alhaji Ahmad Ibrahim as Director-General, deployed to Sokoto Central Market.”
He added that until his appointment, Yabo served as the Director, Environmental Conservation of the Agency.