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Nigeria: Kano Deputy Gov. Doubles As Commissioner for LGA and Chieftaincy Affairs

Jun 27, 2023


Comfort Ibrahim, Kano

The Kano State Deputy Governor, Comrade Aminu Abdussalam Gwarzo has also assumed office as the Commissioner, Ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

The additional portfolio was confirmed by the State Governor, Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf at the swearing in of new commissioners on Monday in Kano.

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry Yusuf Datti Hussein, along with other Directors of the Ministry received the new commissioner and ushered him into the office.

In a statement issued to newsmen by his press secretary, Ibrahim Garba Shuaibu, the Deputy Governor tasked the senior management staff of the ministry to deploy all required abilities towards achieving the desired goals and programs of the present administration.

“We must unite and work together to reform and uplift the present state of our local governments. This is really necessary because local governments have a direct touch with the common man in the state” he revealed.

Gwarzo assured to operate an open and transparent governance by shifting the state of LGAs from a gloomy atmosphere to an eventful environment.

“I once served as chairman of a local government. So, I am well equipped with the knowledge of running affairs of LGAs” he disclosed.

The Deputy Governor expressed gratitude to Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf for finding him worthy of the position and assured of deploying all his experiences towards elevating the status of local governments in Kano state.

In his remarks, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Alhaji Yusuf Datti Hussein pledged to remain dedicated along with other staff of the Ministry towards actualizing the vision of the Commissioner.