Taraba Acting Governor Sacks 24 Advisers, Appoint 24 New Ones
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
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