Godwin Isenyo, KadunaKaduna State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai, on Thursday appointed his recently-announced running mate in the 2019 elections, Hadiza Balarabe, as Senior Adviser-Counsellor. A government statement by the el-Rufai’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Samuel Aruwan, said the appointment was with immediate effect. As senior adviser-counsellor, the government statement said she would be at the heart of government, attending meetings of the state executive and security councils. It also said she would join other senior officials to drive the policy and governance aspirations of the government in the remaining crucial months of the tenure. “These senior officials act as principal advisers to the governor, and also function as implementers and monitors of the governance agenda of the government.
Source: Punch November 08, 2018 23:23 UTC