- The latest appointment by the governor is the second in September
- The appointments take immediate effect
Kano State Governor, Abba Yusuf on Tuesday, approved the appointment of an additional 94 Senior Special Assistants.
In a statement issued by his Press Secretary, Sanusi Dawakin-Tofa, in Kano on Tuesday, only five women were among the 94 newly appointed aides.
The women, Rahama Kabeer Fagge, Senior Special Reporter I, Government House; Amina Isah Bebeji, Special Reporter, SEMA; Maijidda Garba, Special Reporter, REB; Fatima Usman Muhammad, Senior Special Reporter, KNARDA; and Asiya Muhammad Umar, Special Reporter, Hospitality Management Institute.
The appointments take immediate effect.
This latest appointment by the governor is the second in September.
Yusuf had earlier in the month appointed 14 additional Special Advisers and 44 Senior Special Reporters to various ministries, departments, and agencies in the state.
As against the five in this latest appointment, 10 women were among the 44 Senior Special Reporters and two as Special Advisers.
Meanwhile, Governor Yusuf, has submitted a proposed supplementary budget of over N50 billion to the State House of Assembly for consideration.
However, the supplementary budget was presented during a plenary session presided over by the Speaker, Hon. Isma’il Jibril Falgore.
Hon. Falgore informed the House that the executive is seeking the approval of the House in accordance with Sections 121(a) and (b) of the 1999 Constitution.
He further disclosed that the state government highlighted that the proposed supplementary budget for 2023 is necessary to sharpen the focus of the government and accelerate the execution of priority projects to deliver its objectives.
In another development, the House has called on the state government to construct a road from Mahuwa through Janguza Gari to Durum.
This call came after a motion was moved by the Deputy Speaker, who also represents the Rimin Gado/Tofa constituency, Alhaji Muhammad Bello Butu Butu.
The motion was seconded by the member representing Kiru, Alhaji Usman Abubakar Kiru, and was supported by the lawmakers.
The lawmakers also adopted a resolution and called on the state government to establish a fire service office in Garko local government, in a motion moved by Alhaji Murtala Muhammad Kadage.