Matawalle appoints new Permanent Secretary, D-Gs

Gov. Bello Matawalle Zamfara has approved the Director-General Protocol, Alhaji Kabiru Yusuf, as Permanent Secretary.

The was announced in a statement by the Permanent Secretary in-charge Administration, Head Service Office, Alhaji Yusuf Bakura, in Gusau on Wednesday.

The statement also said that the had approved the reinstatement of Yusuf Idris as Director-General on .

The statement added that three other directors-general were reinstated Lawal Hussein as DG in the ’s Office, Babangida Zurmi as DG Press Affairs in the Deputy ’s Office and Zainab Nuhu as DG Protocol Matters at the Government House.

Similarly, approval was given by the on the appointments Aliyu Sani and Abdullahi Ahmad, as the Director-General in the ’s office and deputy ’s office, respectively.

The statement said that the postings which were immediate also moved Bala Tsafe from the Ministry of Social and Development to Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs and as Permanent Secretary.

The News Agency of Nigeria () reports that the governor had in February relieved all 46 special advisers and 46 directors-general of their appointments. ()