Kaduna state government has appointed Tijjani Abdullahi as Chairman of State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) to replace Abdullahi Sani, who has been redeployed as pioneer Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Internal Security and Home Affairs.
The new appointments in line with implementation of government’s Governance Continuation Plan, is to ensure that the state government delivers on its core priorities in the much altered and challenging circumstances created by the Covid-19 pandemic.
A statement from Sir Kashim Ibrahim House signed by Special Adviser to the Governor on Media and Communication, Mr Muyiwa Adekeye on Saturday, disclosed that Governor Nasir El-Rufai has approved the appointments and reassignments.
‘’Tijjani Abdullahi was Special Adviser, Planning to the President until May 2019. He was a Director at the Bureau of Public Enterprise where he briefly acted as Director General in 2003. He also served as Managing Director of Abuja Investments.
“Abdullahi served as Permanent Secretary in several ministries and agencies, including Cabinet and Special Services, the Ministry of Local Government and SUBEB.
“Mohammed Lawal Aliyu has been appointed as Deputy Clerk of Kaduna State House of Assembly. The appointee has served in various capacities at the Kaduna State House of Assembly since 1992 where he rose to the position of Director, Legislative Matters.’’
Adekeye pointed out that Mohammed was appointed Deputy Clerk in exercise of the Governor’s powers under the Public Service Law.
The statement also ”named Hannatu Dalhat as Senior Special Assistant, Intergovernmental Relations. Hannatu was a staff of the Nigeria Office of the World Health Organisation before her new appointment.
‘’She took a B.Sc. in mathematics from the Ahmadu Bello University in 1994 and an MBA from the Metropolitan School of Business in the United Kingdom,’’ the statement added.