News Zamfara governor appoints new principal private secretary


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Zamfara governor appoints new principal private secretary

News Zamfara governor appoints new principal private secretary

Deeply worried by the spread of arms among bandits in Zamfara State, Governor Bello Mohammed Matawalle said he was taking the option of instructing the security to invite former governor Abdulaziz Yari to explain the whereabouts of about 1000 AK47, he, the former governor allegedly purchased with the state’s funds in 2013.

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved the appointment of Alhaji Lawal Maradun as his new Principal Private Secretary (PPS).

This was contained in a statement by his Press Secretary, Malam Jamilu Iliyasu in Gusau on Friday.

Iliyasu said that the governor also approved the appointment of three new Permanent Secretaries in the state Civil Service.

“The three new Permanent Secretaries are Alhaji Garba Ahmad, Abubakar Jafar and Bala Umar,” he said.

Iliyasu said that Maradun was a senior lecturer at the Mass Communication Department of Abdu Gusau Polytechnic, Talata Mafara before his appointment.

“Alhaji Garba Ahmad, before his appointment as permanent secretary, served as Director of Finance in the state Hajj Commission among others.

“Alhaji Abubakar Jafar was the former Principal Private Secretary to the governor while Mr Bala Umar before his appointment served as Liaison Officer Abuja Liason Office among others,” he said.


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