Monday, December 11

Bauchi governor seeks confirmation of six commissioner-nominees


By Charly Agwam – Bauchi 

Bauchi State governor Bala Mohammed has sent names of six commissioner nominees to the State House of Assembly for confirmation. 

Spokesperson to the Speaker, Bauchi State House of Assembly, Abdul Ahmad Burra made this known in a statement shared with journalists on Tuesday. 

“Bauchi State House of Assembly received messages from office of the Executive Governor of Bauchi State His Excellency Senator Bala Abdulkadir requesting for the screening and confirmation of the following:

“Commissioner Nominees: Abdulkadir Ibrahim -Alkaleri Local Government, Zainab Baban Takko -Bauchi Local Government, Adamu Babayo Gabarin -Darazo Local Government, Maryam Garba Bagel -Dass Local Government, Dr. Sabiu Abdu Gwalabe -Katagum Local Government and Ahmed Aliyu Jalam -Dambam Local Government

“DG Public Procurement Bureau; Joshua Titus Sanga; Auditor General; Sagir Abdullahi Muhammad.

“The Honourable House referred the screening of DG Public Procurement Bureau and Auditor General to the House committees of Appropriation and Public Account and give the Committees two weeks to report back, while the screening and confirmation of Commissioner nominees is slated to 7th September, 2022,” he said. 

Bestof9ja reports that most of the nominees were former cabinet members who lost out in their bids to seek elective offices.