The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ahmed Ibrahim Matane as the new Secretary to the Government of Niger State.
A statement issued by Permanent Secretary, Special Duties over seeing General Services Musa Rogo Ibrahim, disclosed that Alh. Sani–Bello has also approved the appointments of Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe as the new Chief of Staff to the Governor and Hajiya Salamatu T. Abubakar as the new Head of Service of Niger State.
The statement further stated that the appointments of Alhaji Ahmed Ibrahim Matane, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe and Hajiya Salamatu T. Abubakar to the positions is based on merit, proven integrity and outstanding record of performance in their previous assignments.
The Permanent Secretary stressed that 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 congratulated the appointees on their appointments and wished them success and Allah’s guidance in discharging their duties.
The new Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Ahmed Ibrahim Matane was the former Head of Service of Niger State and Commissioner of Agriculture and Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe was the immediate past Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs while Hajiya Salamatu T. Abubakar is the present Permanent Secretary, Establishment in the Office of Head of Service of Niger State.