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Governor Muhammad makes the first appointments as governor

The recently sworn-in state governor of Bauchi, Bala Mohammed, approved the appointment of Alhaji Muhammad Baba as Secretary of State Government (SSG) and of Dr. Abubakar Kari as his Chief of Staff (CoS).

Dr. Ladan Salihu, the Governor’s spokesman, announced in a statement issued in Bauchi on Thursday. The statement says that other appointments include: Alhaji Bashir Yau, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Lieutenant Governor, Alhaji Baba Tela.

Others are the Deputy National President, the Union of Nigerian Journalists (NUJ), Alhaji Muktar Gidado, as Senior Special Assistant, the Governor’s Media and Alhaji Umaruji Hassan as the Principal Protocol.

Appointments will be effective as of May 30. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mohammed was inaugurated on Wednesday, May 29 as Governor of the state.