The Yobe State governor, Ibrahim Geidam, has approved the employment of 90 degree and HND holders in various academic fields into the State Civil Service as part of his administration’s ongoing effort to retrofit and strengthen education and other service delivery sectors in the state.
A statement the Head of Service, Dauda Yahya, said the 90 employees have been placed at the Science and Technical Schools Board, STSB, Teaching Service Board, TSB, and other ministries and departments.
“Candidates who have applied for jobs with the Yobe State Government should check with the office of the Head of Service at the Governor’s Office for details and guidance.
“Similarly, His Excellency the Governor has approved the appointment of Professor Babagana Ahmed as Provost of the newly established College of Medical Sciences of the Yobe State University (YSU), Damaturu.
“Until his appointment, Professor Ahmed was an Ear, Nose, and Throat (ENT) specialist with the University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital (UMTH).
“The governor has also approved other appointments for the Yobe State University, including of Dr. Mahmood Kayode, an associate Professor from the University of Ilorin to the Faculty of Law of the Yobe State University; Dr. Yagana Babakura Imam as senior lecturer in YSU’s Business Administration Department and Dr. Abubakar Bukar Kagu, a chief magistrate with the State Ministry of Justice, as senior lecturer in the Yobe State University’s Civil Law Department.
“His Excellency Governor Gaidam has also approved the appointment of Alkali Umara Usman as Provost of the College of Agriculture, Gujba. Alkali Usman was acting provost of the College before his appointment as substantive provost of the institution.
“All appointments take immediate effect,” the statement added.