Ibrahim Shema did a minor cabinet reshuffle.
Governor Ibrahim Shema of Katsina State has sacked two commissioners in a minor cabinet reshuffle.
This is contained in a statement by Abdulhamid Danjuma, the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Press Affairs.
The affected commissioners are those of Works and Housing, Mustapha Maikudi, and Women Affairs, Asma’u Abdullahi.
The statement said the governor had also moved the Commissioner for information, Gide Sani, to the Ministry for Water Resources while Hussaini Garba was moved to Information from Health.
Others re-deployed include commissioners for water resources and that of youth and sports, Jamilu Danmusa and Mannir Talba, who moved to environment and health ministries, respectively.
It also said that the Commissioner for Environment, Aminu Safana, would now be in charge of youth and sports.
The statement said Mua’zu Lemamu was now the Special Adviser to the Governor on Small and Medium Enterprise; Ahmed Maidabino, Employment and Promotion; and Ahmed Danbaba, Poverty Alleviation.
Messrs Lemamu, Maidabino and Danbaba were special advisers to the governor on employment and promotion of small and medium enterprises; labour and productivity, respectively.
It said a new special adviser would be appointed to run the labour and productivity department.
“All handing and taking over are to be completed by September 23.”
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