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BREAKING: El-Rufai Appoints Deposed Kano Emir Into KADIPA Board


The Kaduna State Authorities has appointed deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, into the board of the state Funding Promotion Company (KADIPA), about 24 hours after he was eliminated as Emir of the traditional metropolis.

A press release from the Governor’s spokesman, Muyiwa Adekeye, on Tuesday, stated that “the appointment is part of the reconstitution of the board of KADIPA, which is statutorily chaired by the Deputy Governor, and has as internal member’s, other senior officials of the Kaduna State Government.”

The assertion added that “Kaduna State hopes to profit from the profile, expertise, mind and networks of His Highness, Muhammad Sanusi, who earlier than changing into Emir, had constructed a strong fame in world monetary circles.

“Malam Nasir El-Rufai stated that Kaduna State is honoured to have the ability to name on the providers of a person of such calibre to drive its growth,’’ the assertion added in elements.

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In line with the assertion, Deputy Governor of Kaduna State, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, will chair the board, whereas His Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II will likely be Vice-Chairman.

Different members of the board embrace Malam Balarabe Abbas Lawal, the Secretary to the State Authorities, Mr Jimi Lawal, Senior Adviser and Counsellor and Aisha Dikko, the Lawyer Common of Kaduna State.

The KADIPA board additionally contains the Head of Service, Hajiya Bariatu Yusuf Mohammed, Commissioner of Enterprise, Innovation and Expertise, Idris Nyam, Commissioner of Housing and City Growth, Fausat Ibikunle and Commissioner, Planning and Price range Fee, Thomas Gyang.

Different board members are the Director-Common of Kaduna Geographic Data System (KADGIS), Altine Jibrin, Muhammad Hafiz Bayero, the Managing Director of Kaduna Market Growth and Administration Firm, Farida Dankaka and Umma Aboki, the Government Secretary of KADIPA.

“The Governor additionally stated that he’s assured that the brand new board, which incorporates essentially the most senior officers of the state will additional propel KADIPA to higher success in attracting investments to Kaduna State,” the assertion learn partly.

It additionally disclosed that the federal government rigorously selected the exterior members to additional reinforce the funding credentials of the state.

“El-Rufai has expressed his gratitude to members of the reconstituted board of KADIPA for agreeing to serve”.

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