The Governor of Katsina State, Malam Dikko Umaru Radda, has assigned portfolios to five Senior Special Assistants and three Special Assistants (SSAs, SAs) he appointed late last year. This move aims to strengthen governance and enhance service delivery across various sectors in the state. The following individuals have been appointed as Senior Special Assistants to the Governor, along with their respective portfolios:

  • Rt. Hon. Aliyu Sabiu Muduru SSA on Budget & Economic Planning
  • Hon. Jabiru Yusuf Yauyau SSA on Health
  • Hon. Umaru Gambo SSA Internal Security Matters
  • Hon. Nasiru Ala Iyatawa SSA on Legislative Matters
  • Hon. Ahmed Abubakar Adidas, SSA on Youth & Sports Development and
  • Hon. Shehu Isah Lamido, SSA on Livestock Development

The newly assigned Special Assistants are

  • Alhaji Salisu Shu’aibu Kawiri Special Assistant on Special Services
  • Alhaji Shaff’u Rabiu Special Assistant on Victims of Banditry and
  • Alhaji Mani Kado Special Assistant on Rural Economy.

These appointments reflect the commitment of the Katsina State Government to address key issues affecting the state and its people. Each appointee brings a wealth of experience and dedication to their respective roles, poised to contribute to the progress and development of Katsina State. Governor Radda expresses his confidence in the abilities of the appointed individuals to fulfill their duties with diligence and integrity, serving the people of Katsina State with utmost dedication and commitment. Ibrahim Kaula Mohammed, Chief Press Secretary to the Katsina State Governor. 2nd February, 2024