El-Rufai’s commissioner -nominees, others for screening, confirmation

El-Rufai’s commissioner -nominees, others for screening, confirmation

 Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai of Kaduna State had sent the names of four nominees for screening and confirmation as commissioners to the state House of Assembly.

The chairman of the House Committee on Information, Mr Nuhu Shadalafiya, said this on Tuesday while answering questions from newsmen.

Shadalafiya also said that the names of two other nominees by the governor had been sent to the legislature for confirmation as interim council chairmen.

He said the Assembly at its plenary presided over by the speaker, Alhaji Aminu Shagali , had also fixed the exercise for Wednesday.

The assembly had also directed the clerk of the house to communicate the date of the screening to the nominees, he said.

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He said that the commissioner- nominees to be screened by the house on Wednesday are: Prof. Kabiru Mato (Agriculture and Forestry)  and  Hafsat Baba (Women Affairs and Social Development).

Also: Mr Umma Hikima,  (Attorney- General and Commissioner of Justice)  and Malam  Jafaru Sani (Local Government) would be screened by the assembly.

The assembly would also screen: Alhaji Abubakar Shehu as the interim chairman for Giwa Local Government Local Government and Mr John Hassan as the interim Chairman for Zangon Kataf Local Government, he said.

Shadalafiya said the interim chairmen’s tenure would end within one month of their assumption of office.(NAN)

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