The governor of Gombe state, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has relieved the following commissioners of their appointments with immediate effect:
1. Alhassan Ibrahim Kwami – Information & Culture
2. Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Gana- Health
3. Mela Audu Nunghe (SAN)- Special Duties
This development, According to a statement signed by Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, ths secretary to the State Government, is in his bid to further consolidate on the operations of government.
The Governor also approved a minor cabinet reshufflement as follows:
1 Mohammed Danladi Adamu from Lands and Survey to Rural, Community Development and Cooperatives
2 Dr. Habu Dahiru from Ministry of Education to Ministry of Health
3 Usman Jafun Biri from Ministry of Rural, Community Development and Cooperatives to Ministry of Lands and Survey
4 Julius Ishaya from Ministry of Youth Development to Ministry of Information and Culture
5 Dauda Batari Zambuk from Ministry of Internal Security and Ethical Orientation to Ministry of Education
6 Adamu Dishi Kupto from Ministry of Housing and Urban Development to Ministry of Internal Security and Ethical Orientation
The sacked former commissioners are expected to handover the affairs of their ministries to their respective Permanent Secretaries.
The governor as well thanked them for their services to Gombe State and wishes them well in their future endeavors.
Meanwhile, His Excellency has nominated the following to serve as commissioners, pending their confirmation by the Gombe State House of Assembly:
1. Mr. Christopher Abdu Buba Maisheru
2. Abdullahi Idris Kwami
3. Abubakar Aminu Musa
His Excellency congratulates the new nominees and wish them success in their new responsibilities.