Kano Governor appoints Head of Service

Acheme Jack, Kano


Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano State has appointed Dr Kabiru Shehu as the Head of Service.

The appointment is with immediate effect.

In a statement issued and signed by Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Abba Anwar, until his appointment Dr. Garba Shehu was the Permanent Secretary Governor’s office, who was recently appointed and moved from the Office of the Head of Service to Governor’s office, where he was Permanent Secretary Manpower Directorate.

According to the statement,’’ He was an Assistant Lecturer with the Kano State College of Arts, Science and Remedial Studies, (CARS) from 1984 and rose to Chief Lecturer in 2001. He was appointed Principal of CARS Kano, from 2002 to 2011.”

Shehu was on secondment from Kano State government to Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, where he was appointed as the pioneer Head of Department, of Biological Sciences from 2013 to 2017.

Ganduje assures that civil service would continue to thrive under his administration, with the appointment of the new Head of Service.

“We always place great priority on public service. As we are moving to a more IT-based public service,” he said.

The statement said Ganduje charged the new HoS to continue with the selfless commitment to the service and the State.


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