El- Rufai Appoints New Spokesman

Kaduna Gov. Nasiru El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai has appointed, Alhaji Ibraheem Shehu Musa as Special Assistant, Media, and Publicity.

A statement issued by Special Adviser to the Governor on Media & Communication, Mr. Muyiwa Adekeye and obtained by Solacebase on Tuesday, said that two other women were among the new appointees.

It said they are, “Mrs. Stella Amako was appointed Special Adviser on Community Relations and Hajiya Zainab Shehu as Special Adviser, Social Development.

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According to the statement, “Their appointments bring to five the number of women among the 11 special advisers in the current government. The new special advisers are among the 17 officials that were appointed today (Tuesday). Most of the new appointees played active roles in the Kaduna APC 2019 Campaign Council and the Transition Committee or were officials in the Kaduna State APC state executive.”

The statement noted that “Stella Amako, the new Special Adviser – Community Relations, served on the Transition Committee and the APC Campaign Council. Zainab Shehu, Special Adviser – Social Development was Director, Women in the APC Campaign Council.

“Hafsat Aminu Ashiru, Senior Special Assistant -Administration, Office of the Deputy Governor. Nazir Sanusi, Special Assistant, ICT, was an aspirant to the Kaduna State House of Assembly. Mohammed Bello Shuaibu, Senior Special Assistant, Stakeholder Relations, was Secretary, Kaduna State APC. Yakubu Yatai, Special Assistant, Community Relations, is currently State Publicity Secretary of the Kaduna State APC.

“Aliyu Haruna, Senior Special Assistant- – Youth is a former member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly. Ibrahim Ismail, Senior Special Assistant – Community Relations is a former member of the Kaduna State House of Assembly.

“Ashiru Zuntu, Special Assistant, Community Relations, served in the first term government. Rabi Musa Manchi, Special Assistant, Legal Matters was a member of the Campaign Council. Mahmud Aminu, Special Assistant, Legal Matters, Aminu Lawal Na-Anty, the new Special Assistant, Youths, was a member of the APC Campaign Council.

“Sonia Bature, Special Assistant, Environment was a Technical Assistant to the Commissioner of Local Government.”