By Abubakar Salihi Bello
Governor Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has approved the posting of five permanent secretaries (PS) to ministries.
Four of the permanent secretaries were redeployed from some ministries to other ministries, while one newly appointed permanent secretary is posted to his place of assignment as permanent secretary.
All the postings are with immediate effect, according to a press statement issued by Abba Anwar, the spokesman of the governor, yesterday. While urging them to work harder and prove their mettle, Ganduje directed them to comply with global best practice in their new places of work.
“As you are all aware, we have gone through your credentials before now, and found that, you deserve these positions. You should therefore do your best to position the state civil service on higher pedestal,” he said.
Those posted are Mu’azatu Isa Dutse from Training Leave to Ministry for Special Duties, Sani Abdullahi Kofar Mata, a newly appointed Permanent Secretary, is posted to Ministry for Rural and Community Development, Kabiru Sa’idu Magami, from Ministry of Special Duties to Ministry of Youth and Sports, Umar Usman Albasu, from Ministry of Housing and Transport to Establishment Directorate, Office of the Head of Civil Service and Ibrahim Ahmed Sagagi, from Ministry of Youth and Sports to the Ministry for Local Governments and Chieftaincy Affairs.
Governor Ganduje urged them to work in tandem with global trend of public service, which is IT-based. “I also enjoin you to put team work as one of the basic necessities for development,” he directed.