Gov. Ganduje Appoints Boards' Membership of Pilgrims Welfare, Hisbah, Others

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

In the continuation of his diligent and cogent appointments into his second term in office, governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has appointed Board members of some government agencies, heads of state-owned media organisations and members of the Kano State Hajj Affairs Tribunal, among others. 

Board members of the Kano State Pilgrims Welfare Board, Kano State Hisbah Board, Heads of Kano Sports Council, Research and Documentation, Kano State Investment and Properties Company (KSIP), Kano State Library Board are among the new appointments, which are with immediate effect. 

While commending those that got renewal of appointments in their respective offices, for discharging their duties diligently, during the first tenure in office, he called on all appointees to remain focus in discharging their responsibilities. 

"This government has focus. And we believe in scientific planning of our responsibilities for proper execution of both ideals and ideas, for the overall development of the state. All appointees should take it at the back of their minds that our government is people-oriented and should remain so," he explains. 

For them generally, Ganduje reminded that, they were chosen from many within the state, "...that alone, coupled with many other factors, call for hard work, dedication, honesty in all dealings and being effectively and efficiently focused."

New appointments are as follows:

                       Board Members

   1. Sheikh Abdullahi Pakistan             - Chairman
   2. Sheikh Ahmad Gabari                     - Member
  3. Mallam Isma'ila Umaru                   - Member
 4. Alh. Sabi'u  Lawan Gwammaja      - Member
 5. Mallam Nura Hussaini                       - Member
 6. Mallam Murtala Mahmud Yunusa  - Member 
7. Mallam Abdullahi Nasidi Abubakar - Member
 8. Sheikh Abubakar Ramadhan              - Member
9. Malama A'isha Ja'afar Mahmud Adam  - Member
10. A. Gambo Abubakar Kwaru                  - Member


1. Dr Aliyu Musa Aliyu      - Director General
 2. Malam Shehu Tasi'u Ishaq
          Deputy Commander General Operations
3. Malam Muhammad Al-Bakary
          Deputy Commander General Special Services
4. Malama Ummu-Kulsum Kassim
         Deputy Commander General, Women


1. Barr. Sakina Aminu Yusuf    - Chairperson
2. Musa Haruna Zangon Mata - Member
3. Baba A. Mohammed               - Member
       (Police Representative)
4. Barr. Salisu Muhammad        - Member
      (Shari'ah Court Judge)
5. Muhammad Nafi'u                    - Member
6. Mal. Muhammad Gali Shehu  - Member
7. Abubakar Salihu Muhammad - Member
8. Barr. Ibrahim Musa Zakariyya - Prosecuting Counsel
9. Ahmad Bala Unguwar Gini        - Secretary


1. Dr Halima Rabi'u Abdullahi
     Executive Secretary, Agency for Mass Education

2. Gali Sadiq
     Managing Director, Kano State Radio Corporation

3, Lawan Sabo
     Managing Director, Triumph Publishing Company

4. Sa'a Ibrahim
    Director General,  Abubakar Rimi Television (ARTV)

5. Dr Jibrilla Mohammed
     Managing Director, Kano State Investment & Properties (KSIP)

6. Ibrahim Galadima
      Executive Chairman, Kano Sports Council

7. Dr Ibrahim Ahmed Bichi
     Executive Secretary, Kano State Library Board

8. Sagir Sadisu Buhari
     Director General, Research and Documentation.