Kano Governor Appoints New Head Of Civil Service

By Damilare Adeleye
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Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State has approved with immediate effect, the appointment of Alhaji Abdullahi Musa as the new Head of Civil Service.

It was learnt that the appointment followed the recent voluntary resignation of the former Head of Service, Alhaji Usman Bala, who was retained by the present administration from its inception in May 2023.

A statement issued by Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, on Monday, said Abdullahi Musa a seasoned civil servant who served in various government Ministries, departments and agencies in Kano for over three decades, hailed from Kiru Local Government area.

‘’Abdullahi Musa served as the Permanent Secretary Kano Government House, Council Affairs Directorate, Admin and General Services of Cabinet Office, Ministry of Special Duties, and Servicom Directorate,’’ the statement said.

According to the statement, he is a graduate of BSc. International Relations from the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and bagged a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Administration from Bayero University, Kano, and another Masters degree in Strategy and Security Administration from Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna.

Governor Abba Kabir urged the new Head of Civil Service of the state to discharge his responsibility within the confines of the civil service rules and regulations.