Bauchi Governor Appoints Nadada Umar As New SSG

Governor Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar has named Alhaji Mohammed Nadada Umar as new Secretary to the Bauchi State Government. This comes shortly after the governor dissolved his cabinet.

A statement signed by Press Secretary to the governor, Malam Abubakar Al-Sadique said the appointment takes immediate effect.

The new Secretary to the State Government was born in Dambam of Bauchi State on December 31st, 1954. He attended Government Secondary School Azare, and later studied Law at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and thereafter proceeded Nigerian Law School in 1980.

Alhaji Nadada Umar worked with Bauchi State ministry of Justice as Legal Officer from 1978 to 1980, before moving to Bauchi State Investment and Property Development Company as Assistant Company Secretary/Legal Adviser from 1980 to 1984.

He was also at the New Africa Merchant Bank Limited as Secretary, and later General Manager/Bank Secretary. He was at the Cotton and Agricultural Processors between 1996 and 1999 when he was appointed Secretary to the Government of Bauchi State from 1999 to 2006 when he resigned.

This appointment came after the governor had earlier in the day held an Executive Council meeting where he announced the dissolution of the cabinet and thanked them members for their contributions to the development of Bauchi State.

Malam Abubakar Al-Sadique sa all commissioners and special advisers are effected, except the Special Adviser Security, Brig-General Ladan Yusuf who retained his position.

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