The Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed, has appointed Ibrahim Kashim as Secretary to the State Government.
Kashim’s appointment is coming a few days after the state governor sacked members of his cabinet.
Governor Mohammed last Wednesday had dissolved his cabinet including 21 Commissioners, the Secretary to the State Government, Sabi’u Baba; his Chief of Staff, Dr Ladan Salihu, and his Special Advisers.
He, however, retained his Special Advisers on Security, National and State Assembly Liaison, Social Investment, and Media and Publicity.
Naija News had earlier reported that he appointed Dr Aminu Gamawa, as the new Chief of Staff, Government House on Monday.
The appointment of Kashim was disclosed in a statement released by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the governor, Mukhtar Gidado.
The appointment takes immediate effect.
He said, “Barrister Ibrahim Muhammad Kashim holds a LL. B, BL, LLM and Masters in Business Administration and various Post Graduate Certificates in Management, Administration and Economic Reform and Divestiture from many Institutions in the United Kingdom and the United States.”
“He hails from Bauchi Local Government Area of the state. He is a Legal Practitioner, a former Lecturer at Dan Fodio University Sokoto, a public servant, and a policy expert.”
“He retired in 2015 as a Director in the Presidency (Bureau for Public Enterprises) where he headed various departments and acted as the Director-General.”
“In 2020, Barrister Kashim was appointed as the Pioneer Director-General, Bauchi State Bureau for Privatisation and Economic Reforms, an agency set up pursuant to the current Government of Bala Mohammed’s resolve to reform, restructure and grow the economy of the state.”
“Until his appointment, he was the immediate past Director-General, Bureau for Privatisation and Economic Reforms,” he stated.