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Gov El Rufai dismisses 19 of his Political appointees




Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El Rufai, has approved the dismissal of 19 of his political appointees.


In a statement released from the state government house, on May 26, it stated that the affected officers include two Special Advisers,  a Deputy Chief of Staff, and several Special Assistants.

According to the statement, Bala Yunusa Mohammed, Deputy Chief of Legislative Staff (DCOSL), Halima Musa Nagogo, Special Assistant to DCOSL and Umar  Abubakar, another Special Assistant to DCOSL, are among those affected.


The statement further revealed that Ben Kure, Special Adviser Political , Mustapha Lynda Nyusha and Jamiu Gearzala Dan Mutum, Special Assistant to the Special Adviser Political will also exit the service, including Umar Haruna, a Special Assistant Political.

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The list of those affected include Special Adviser Social Development, Zainab Shehu, Special Assistant to the Special Adviser, Stephen Hezron and Mohammed Bello Shuaibu, Senior Special Assistant Stakeholders Relations, including Senior Special Assistant on Youth, Aliyi Haruna.


Halima Idris, Special Assistant to Creative Arts, Engr. Aliyu Alhaji Salihu, Director General of Public Procurement Authority, Special Assistant Community Relations, Ashiru Zuntu , and Saida Sa’ad, a Senior Special Assistant are on the list.

Lastly, Special Assistant Programmes, Elias Yahaya, Special Assistant to the Secretary to Kaduna State Government Tasiu Suleiman Yakaii, Special Assistant on Economic Matters, Samuel Hadwayah and Ahmed Mohammed Hero, Senior Assistant Environmental are all on the list.

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