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Ganduje Reshuffles Cabinet, Makes New Appointment

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Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State on Wednesday reshuffled his cabinet and appointed a new commissioner.

Naija News reports that Ganduje appointed Idris Garba Unguwar Rimi in the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, to replace the sacked Commissioner, Mua’zu Magaji who celebrated the death of President Muhammadu Buhari‘s late Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari.

In a statement to newsmen by Ganduje’s media aide, Abba Anwar, the Kano governor hinted that there would be another reshuffle meant with the new Commissioner appointee.

The statement reads in part, “The reshuffled cabinet is with immediate effect. Those in the new set up include the following:

“Mahmud Muhammad Dansantsi moved from Ministry of Commerce to Ministry of Housing and Transport.

“Barrister M.A. Lawan moved from Ministry of Housing and Transport to Ministry of Justice.

“Barrister Ibrahim Mukhtar moved from Ministry of Justice to Ministry of Commerce.

“Idris Garba Unguwar Rimi, the newly appointed Commissioner is posted to the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure.

“While calling them to be up and doing, as their past records show, Ganduje urged them to remain committed for the overall development of the state.

“He directed them and all other Commissioners to continue observing COVID-19 protocols as enunciated by health professionals.

“Ganduje said they should make sure that the protocols of handwashing with soap and running water, use of sanitizer, use of face masks and social distancing are obeyed in their offices and homes.”