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UN advisor nominated as Kaduna commissioner

30 July 2015, 07:49Okoro Chinedu

Lagos - Kaduna State Governor, Nasiru El-Rufai, has nominated 13 commissioners for approval by the State House of Assembly.

Government spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan, said one of the nominees was Muhammed Sani Abdullahi, a Special Adviser on designing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ban-ki-Moon.

He is nominated for the Budget and Planning portfolio.

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The other nominees are Prof. Jonathan Andrew Nok (Health and Human Services), Hajiya Rabi Abdulsalam (Women Affairs and Social Development), Engr. Suleiman Aliyu Lere (Water Resources), Dr Manzo Daniel Maigari (Agriculture and Forestry) and Muhammad Bashir Saidu (Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs).

Others include Suleiman Abdu Kwari (Finance), Dr Shehu Usman Adamu (Education, Science and Technology), Dr Ya'u Usman Idris (Environment and Natural Resources), Daniel Auta (Youth, Sport and Culture), Shehu Balarabe (Commerce, Industry and Tourism), Amina Ruth Dyeris-Sijuwade (Justice) and Usman Mahmud Hassan (Works, Housing and Transport).

Aruwan hailed the academic credentials of the nominees.

- CAJ News


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