Governor Sani Bello Appoints Acting Head of Service
Niger State governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has appointed Alhaji Yabagi A. Sule as the acting Head of Service (HOS) of the State Civil Service.
A statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Malam Jibrin Baba Ndace in Minna yesterday, said Sule replaced Alhaji Mohammed Maude Lapai who proceeds on terminal leave with immediate effect.
The 57-year-old seasoned technocrat joined the Niger State Civil Service on the 1st of April 1986 and rose through the ranks before he was appointed Permanent Secretary on the 22nd of May, 2012.
A product of famous Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, Kaduna State, Sule, is from Bida in Bida Local Government Area of the state. He had served in various Ministries, Departments and Agencies, including Local Government Service Commission as Permanent Secretary.
On September 14, 2015, the acting head of service was posted to the Office of the Head of Service as Permanent Secretary (Establishment) before his new appointment.
Meanwhile Gov. Sani Bello has thanked the out going Head of Service, Alhaji Lapai for his contributions to the growth of the state civil service, especially during the recent rationalisation of the service last year.
The governor prayed and wished the former Head of Service well in his new endeavours.