The governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has appointed Dr Kabiru Shehu as the State Head of Service of the state.
A statement by the governor’s spokesman, Abba Anwar, said the appointment is with immediate effect.
Until his appointment, Mr Shehu was the Permanent Secretary, Governor’s Office. He was recently appointed and moved from the Office of the Head of Service to Governor’s office, when he was Permanent Secretary, Manpower Directorate.
He was an Assistant Lecturer with the Kano State College of Arts, Science and Remedial Studies, (CARS) from 1984 and rose to Chief Lecturer in 2001. He was appointed Principal of CARS Kano, from 2002 to 2011.
Mr Shehu was on secondment from the service of Kano State Government to the Nigeria Police Academy, Wudil, where he was appointed as the pioneer Head of Department of Biological Sciences from 2013 to 2017.
Mr Ganduje assures that civil service would continue to thrive under his administration, with the appointment of the new Head of Service.
“We always place great priority to the public service. As we are moving to a more IT-based public service,” he said.
He charged the new HoS to continue with the selfless commitment to the service and the state, as he is known for.