The Yobe State Governor, Ibrahim Gaidam, has appointed his Chief of Staff, Saleh Abubakar, as the new Head of Service of the state.
A statement from the Secretary to the State Government, Baba Malam-Wali, said the new Head of Service replaces Dauda Yahaya who is due for retirement on April 10, 2017.
The statement read: “In 1999, he (Mr Abubakar) was appointed Deputy Permanent Secretary Administration, a position he held till 2004 when he was posted to the Ministry of Land and Survey as Deputy Permanent Secretary.
“The new Head of Service returned to the Governor’s Office in 2006 as Deputy Permanent Secretary Administration, till 2007 when he was appointed Permanent Secretary/ Chief of Staff to the Governor.
“Saleh Abubakar served as Chief of Staff to the Governor for a decade until his new appointment as Yobe State Head of Service by Governor Ibrahim Gaidam”.