Taraba Acting Governor Sacks 24 Advisers, Appoint 24 New Ones

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Taraba acting Governor, Alhaji Garba Umar, has sacked 24 special advisers

to the state government and appointed 24 new ones.

This is contained in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State

Government, Mr Garvey Yawe, and made available to newsmen on Monday in

According to the statement, Mr Abba Akawu is the Special Adviser on

Inter-Governmental Affairs, Mr Oliver Suleiman; Labour Matters while

Alhaji Barshir Marafa, Special Adviser on Local Government and Chieftancy

Others are; Sen. Ibrahim Goje, Political Affairs, Dr Yushau Ahmed, Border

Community Development Agency, Mr Atem Ansho, Tourism, Alhaji Adamu

Danjuma, SEMA and David Irande, Primary Education.

The governor also appointed Hajiya Maryam Zubairu as Special Adviser on

students and the Physically Challenged, Atiku Umar, Security and Mrs Ankye

Abada,Women Affairs.
Mr Emmanuel Nwunuke Urban Infrastructure, Mr Buba Madugu, Commerce and

Industries, Alhaji Muntari Garba, Science, Technical and Higher

Education, Mr Orbee Uchiv, Government and Project Monitoring among others.

The statement directed all the advisers who were sacked to hand over

government property in their possession to appropriate government

officials immediately.