Governor El-Rufai nominates 11 Commissioners for Kaduna State

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Governor El-Rufai nominates 11 Commissioners for Kaduna State

Governor El-Rufai nominates 11 Commissioners for Kaduna State

The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has forwarded names of 11 nominees for appointment as commissioners to the Kaduna State House of Assembly.

The governor will later forward the remaining three names to make up the 14 commissioners that will constitute the Kaduna State Executive Council, this was contained in a statement by his spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan, said.

The statement made it known that immediately the confirmation by the legislature, the commissioners will run the 14 ministries created in the June 2019 Executive Order.

 “Malam Nasir El-Rufai nominated 11 persons for appointment as commissioners. The names of this first batch of 11 nominees have been forwarded to the Kaduna State House of Assembly. The second batch of nominees will subsequently be forwarded for the consideration of the legislature.

“All the 11 nominees served in various positions in the first term of the government. Picking insiders is a deliberate decision to enable the nominees to hit the ground running and assist the government to achieve its targets for the second term. Every appointee will be subjected to stronger monitoring based on clear terms of reference and key performance indicators,” the statement said.

“The first batch of 11 nominees and their proposed portfolios are as follows:

1. Ja’afaru Ibrahim Sani – Ministry of Local Government Affairs

2. Idris Samaila Nyam – Ministry of Business, Innovation & Technology

3. Shehu Usman Makarfi – Ministry of Education

4. Ibrahim Garba Hussaini – Ministry of Environment & Natural Resources

5. Kabir Muhammad Mato – Ministry of Sports Development

6. Balaraba Aliyu-Inuwa – Ministry of Public Works & Infrastructure

7. Samuel Peter Aruwan – Ministry of Internal Security & Home Affairs

8. Fausat Adebola Ibikunle – Ministry of Housing & Urban Development

9. Mohammed Bashir Saidu – Ministry of Finance

10. Hafsat Mohammed Baba – Ministry of Human Services & Social Development

11. Aisha Dikko – Ministry of Justice

“Nominations for the commissioners of Agriculture, Health and Planning & Budget will be forwarded in the second batch.

Governor El-Rufai nominates 11 Commissioners for Kaduna State

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