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Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto Stateon Wednesday dissolved all the State Executive Council.

Tambuwal in a statement issued by the Director General, Media and Public Affairs in the Government House, Malam Abubakar Shekara directs the former commissioners to hand government property to the permanent secretaries in their respective ministries, immediately.

Shekara noted in the statement that the dissolution would pave way for “restructuring and re-strategising the cabinet for optimum efficiency and service delivery to the people of State”.

He said the governor thanked the former commissioners for their dedication, sacrifice and loyalty to the administration.

According to Shekara, “the governor also expressed appreciation to the people for cooperating with and supporting the former commissioners towards achieving the success so far recorded.

“Gov. Tambuwal wishes the former Executive Council members success in their future endeavours.”

List of Sokoto Commissioners:

  1. Ahmad Aliyu, Sokoto Deputy Governor (Overseer of the Ministry of Works and Transport)
  2. Umar Nagwari Tambuwal (Agriculture and Natural Resources)
  3. Saidu Umar (Finance)
  4. Muhammad Arzika Tureta (Water Resources)
  5. Muhammad Jabbi Kilgori (Higher Education)
  6. Abdullahi Maigwandu (Religious Affairs)
  7. Surajo Gatawa (Science and Technology)
  8. Abdulkadir Jeli Abubakar III (Home Affairs)
  9. Tukur Alkali (Animal Health and Fisheries Development)
  10. Mani Maishinku Katami (Rural Development)
  11. Muhammad Bello Sifawa (Environment)
  12. Muhammad Bello Abubakar Guiwa (Lands and Housing)
  13. Sulaiman Usman SAN (Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice)
  14. Isa Sadiq Achida (Information)
  15. Aminu Bello Sokoto (Special Duties)
  16. Bala Kokani (Budget and Economic Planning)
  17. Bello Goronyo Esq (Energy)
  18. Manir Muhammad Dan’Iya (Local Government and Community Development)
  19. Kulu Abdullahi (Women and Children Affairs)
  20. Balarabe Shehu Kakale (Health)
  21. Musa Ausa Gidan Madi (Solid Minerals)
  22. Aishatu Madawaki (Basic and Secondary Education)
  23. Ahmed Barade Wamakko (Social Welfare)
  24. Garba Yakubu Tsitse (Youth and Sports)
  25. Bello Isa Ambarura (Commerce, Industries, Trade and Investment).
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