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Ndayebo, Former LEADERSHIP Editor, Now Niger Commissioner

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Governor of Niger State, Dr Mu’azu Babangida Aliyu yesterday sworn in his director general (media) and chief press secretary,  Malam Danladi Ndayebo as the state’s commissioner of information, communications and strategy along-side four others.

Ndayebo was director general (media relations and strategy) for two years and was senior special assistant (media and publicity) from November 2008 to August 2009.

Ndayebo’s appointment followed a minor cabinet reshuffle by Governor Aliyu that also witnessed appointment of four other commissioners , appointment of head of service and dropping of three commissioners from the cabinet.

Those sworn in along with Ndayebo were, Alhaji Abubakar Tukur former accountant general of the state who becomes the commissioner for finance and Alhaji Abbas Munya a former special adviser to the governor who was made the commissioner for mining and solid minerals resources.

Others were Alhaji Isa Kantigi, former chairman of Edati local government area and chairman Forum of Local Government Chairmen in the state who was made the commissioner for local government and chieftaincy affairs as well as Alhaji Abdullahi Maza Kuka who becomes the commissioner for water resources.

In the general overhaul of his cabinet, Aliyu also sworn in a new head of service, Mallam Halidu Khadi Kuta, while the former head of service, Abbas Bello is now commissioner of science and technology and the chief of staff  Government House, Mr Joshua Bawa was appointed commissioner for special duties while commissioner of environment, Umar Nasko is now chief of staff .

Those dropped from the executive council of the state are Mr Daniel Clifford Shashere former commissioner for sports, Alhaji Ibrahim Ahmed Matane former commissioner for agriculture and the former Commissioner for mining and solid minerals, Alhaji Abubakar Baba Jibrin.

Article Credit: Leadership

Updated 4 Years ago

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