The Governor of Nasarawa State, northern Nigeria, Abdullahi Sule, has approved the appointment of Barr Mohammed Aliyu, the immediate younger brother of the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, as new Secretary to the State Government (SSG).
Naija News reports that the new appointment which is contained in a statement by the Governor’s spokesman, Yakubu Lamai, added that the appointment takes immediate effect.
The new Secretary to the State Government obtained his first degree in 1986 from the University of Maiduguri and a Bachelor of Law degree in 1997 from the University of Jos apart from attending numerous courses and seminars.
Barrister Aliyu started his working career with the Bank of the north as a clerical officer before moving to Plateau State Ministry of Education.
The new SSG later served as executive chairman of Lafia local government between 1999-2002.
Naija News recalls that Governor sacked the former SSG Aliyu Tijjani Ahmed over corruption allegation of embezzling N248.5m two days ago.
Ahmed was investigated and indicted by the House of Assembly, which demanded his sack.