The Chairman of Kumbotso Local Government Area of Kano State, Hassan Garban Kauye Farawa, has appointed 55 Special Advisers and Assistants.
During their swearing in, Farawa urged the appointees to be good ambassadors and avoid anything that will tarnish the image of Kumbutso Local Government and Kano State.
The council boss said their appointment is in line with the mission of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje to eradicate poverty.
He urged the new appointees to discharges their duties diligently and with dedication to move the local government forward.
“The appointment of the 55 aides is as a result of the efforts of Kano State Governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, of eradicating poverty among youth and to boost the kano State economy more especially during these hard times,” he said.
Recall that the councillor of Gurungawa Ward of the Kumbotso Local Government had recently appointed 18 aides, an incident that sparked outrage.
Meanwhile, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday, decorated Usman Alkali Baba with his new rank as the Inspector-General of Police.
The decoration was done at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja, Naija News understands.
It will be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, approved the appointment of Baba as the new acting Inspector-General of Police to take over from Mohammed Adamu.
The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi conveyed the decision of the president to the public while addressing State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
He noted that the appointment was with immediate effect.