Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello has approved the appointment of Ahmed Ibrahim Matane as Secretary to the State Government (SSG).
He also approved the appointment of Ibrahim Balarabe Chief of Staff (CoS) and Salamatu Abubakar as the Head of Service.
The appointments were contained in a statement by Musa Rogo Ibrahim, Permanent Secretary, Special Duties overseeing General Services.
The statement stated that the appointments of Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, Ibrahim Balarabe and Salamatu Abubakar to these positions are based on merit, proven integrity and outstanding record of performance in their previous assignments.
The Permanent Secretary stressed the SSG, COS and HOS are expected to bring their knowledge, administrative skills and wealth of experience to bear in the performance of their new assignments by working assiduously to justify the confidence reposed in them.
“The Governor congratulates them on the appointments and wishes them success and Allah’s guidance in the performance of the arduous duties of their Offices.”
The new Head of Service, Salamatu Abubakar is the present Permanent Secretary, Establishment in the Office of Head of Service of Niger State.
The new Secretary to the State Government, Ahmed Ibrahim Matane was the former Head of Service of Niger State and Commissioner of Agriculture while Ibrahim Balarabe was the immediate past Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.