• Jigawa Governor Badaru accuses Lamido of wasting‎ N1.6bn yearly on feeding

    Jigawa Governor Badaru accuses Lamido of wasting‎ N1.6bn yearly on feeding

    Jigawa state governor, Alhaji Badaru Abubakar, has accused the previous administration of Alhaji Sule Lamido of squandering up to N1.6 billion annually in feeding‎ alone within the state government house.

    He stated this at the weekend before a mammoth crowd at the commissioning ceremony of Birnin Kudu/Buji House of Representatives constituency office and scholarship presentation to indigents of the area.

    He said, “It was absurd and insensitive that we have to reverse that trend by making them account for every kobo they […]

  • Jigawa Governor Badaru sacks commissioner

    Jigawa Governor Badaru sacks commissioner

    Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa on Wednesday sacked the state Commissioner for Land, Housing and Urban Development, Adamu Sarki.

    The Secretary to the State Government, Abdulkadiri Fanini, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Dutse.

    Mr. Fanini, who did not give reason for the action, said Mr. Badaru could terminate appointment of any political appointee if his service was no longer needed.

    He said the governor had already directed the Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, […]

  • Jigawa Governor Badaru appoints three SAs, one MD

    Jigawa Governor Badaru appoints three SAs, one MD

    Governor Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa has appointed three Special Assistants (SAs).

    A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji AbdulKadir Fanini, disclosed this on Friday in Dutse,

    It listed the new appointees as Alhaji Bello Umar Kirikasamma (Community Health), Alhaji Yasa’a Wada, (Wheat Production), and Alhaji Jamilu Imam (Rice Production).

    The statement added that the governor also approved the appointment of Alhaji Salisu Muhammad as the Managing Director of Jigawa Road Maintenance Agency (JIRMA).

    It quoted the SSG as saying […]