Zamfara Governor Swears in 2 Women and 16 Others as Commissioners

Zamfara Governor Swears in 2 Women and 16 Others as Commissioners

Governor Dauda Lawal of Zamfara State conducted the swearing-in ceremony for 18 newly appointed commissioners, which included 2 women and 16 men.

The event took place on Tuesday evening at the Council Chambers in the Government House, Gusau. Immediately after taking their oath, the new commissioners were assigned their respective portfolios.

During his address, Governor Lawal emphasized the need for the commissioners to enhance their performance, as they would be evaluated based on Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

This assessment framework will form the basis for evaluating their productivity in fulfilling the responsibilities entrusted to them by the Governor.

The spokesperson for the Governor, Sulaiman Bala Idris, mentioned that the 18 newly appointed commissioners were experts in various professional fields.

The oaths of office were administered by the Zamfara State Chief Judge, Justice Kulu Aliyu, during the ceremony.

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ring strong working relationships and synergy among the ministries to benefit Zamfara State. 

The Governor assigned the following portfolios to the sworn-in commissioners: Abdula’aziz Sani Muhammad (SAN) – Justice; Haruna Ya’u – Agriculture; Abdulmalik Gajam – Budget and Planning; Abdulrahman Muhammad Tumbido – Commerce, Industry, and Tourism; Mallam Wadatau Madawaki – Education, Science, and Technology; Mahmud Muhammad Abdullahi Bello Auta – Environment and Natural Resources; Dr. Aisha MZ Anka – Health; Mannir Haidara – Information and Culture; Hon. Kabiru Moyi – Housing and Urban Development; Engr. Ahmed Yandi – Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs; Sulaiman Adamu Gummi – Religious Affairs; Dr. Nafisa Muhammad Maradun – Women Affairs and Social Development; Lawal Barau – Works and Infrastructure; Tasi’u Musa Shinkafi – Youth and Development; Amb. Bala Mai Riga – Ministry of Internal Security.

Additionally, there are two ministries under the Office of the Governor responsible for overseeing government policies.

These ministries include Nasiru Ibrahim Zurmi – Budget Implementation Unit/Office of the Governor; and Salisu Musa Tsafe – Humanitarian and Relief Matters/Office of the Governor.

The appointment of the 2 women and 16 other commissioners signifies the commitment of Zamfara State towards promoting gender inclusivity and bringing professionals from diverse backgrounds for effective governance.

The Governor’s emphasis on performance evaluation through KPIs highlights his dedication to ensuring efficient and productive administration.

With the assigned portfolios, the commissioners are now entrusted with the responsibility to contribute towards the development and progress of Zamfara State.

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