Gov Bago: Tasks the appointees to work for the growth and development of the state
Niger State Governor, Rt. Hon. Mohammed Umaru Bago, has approved the appointment of 26 more Special Advisers (SAs)
They are: Alhaji Mohammed Nma Kolo, S. A on Political Matters, Hon. Mohammed Bello Mariga, S.A on Legislative Matters, Barrister Manko Bagudu S.A on Legal Matters/Government House Counsel, Alhaji. Mohammed Nda, S.A on Economic Matters, Mallam Isah Audu S.A on Public Service Matters, Comrade Adams Mohammed Erena, S.A on Labour Matters, Dr. Isah Adamu S.A on Governance and Reform, Hon. Abdulmalik Usman Dakachi, S.A on Traditional Institutions.
A statement signed by Bologi Ibrahim, Chief Press Secretary (CPS) to Gov Umaru Bago, named other appointees to include Hon. Kabiru Abbas, S.A on Project Monitoring and Evaluation, Umar Sanda Abubakar, S.A on Policy and Strategy, Yusuf Kolo (Rtd. C.P) S.A on Heinous Crime and Substance Abuse, Alqassim Abdulkhadir, S. A on Inter-Governmental and Development Partners, Hauwa Bako Mohammed, S.A on Social Investment Programme, Ndajiya Abdullahi Nma (Phd), S.A on Solid Mineral/Bida Basin, Hon. Habila Daniel, S.A on Ecological Matters.
Also on the list are Mary Noel-Berje, S.A on Women and Affirmative Action, Hon. Ibrahim Mohammed Panti, S.A on Ward Development Programme, Mr. Goerge Dike, S.A on Inter-Tribal Matters, Hajiya Hannatu Salihu, S.A on Girl Education Initiative, Mr. Jonathan Vatsa, S.A on Public-Private-Partnership (PPP), Alhaji. Baba Ndaman, S.A on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The rest are; Mohammed Tijjani Wakili, S.A on Security Matters, Abdullahi Suleiman, S.A on Sports Development, Dr. Mahmud Mamman S.A on Planning and Statistics, Tsalha Mohammed Buhari S.A on Sanitation Matters, and Remi Makun, S.A on Corporate Social Responsibility.
This brings the number of Special Advisers to thirty under the present administration.
Gov Umaru Bago while congratulating them, said their appointments were based on their track records.
He called on them to give in their best and bring to bear their wealth of experience for the growth and development of the state.