Politics

Yobe governor reshufles cabinet, creates new ministry

Governors elected on the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of the Progressive Governors Forum have passed a vote of confidence on the Chairman, CECPC, Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State and his Committee Members for their outstanding performance in rebuilding the party.

Yobe State Governor Mai Mala Buni has approved the creation of the Ministry of Wealth Creation, Empowerment and Employment Generation.

He has also effected a minor cabinet reshuffle.

In a press statement, Shuaibu Abdullahi, Press Secretary to Yobe SSG, revealed that Abdullahi Bego was moved Ministry of Home Affairs Information and culture to the new Ministry of Wealth Creation Empowerment and Employment Generation while Mohammed Lamin from the Ministry of Land and Solid Minerals to the Ministry of Home Affairs, Information and culture.

“Furthermore, His Excellency has also approved that the responsibility for administration and management of Land matters in the State including all issues relating to land allocation, title registration, use, searches, charting cadastral and planning and such other responsibilities as may be determined by the Governor has been transferred to Yobe Geographic Information System (YOGIS).”

“The function of Ministry of land has therefore been subsumed into YOGIS. With this development, the Ministry of Land and Solid Minerals, therefore, ceases to exist in Yobe State.”.

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