Mohammed Abubakar, governor of Bauchi state, has dissolved his cabinet.
Abubakar also appointed Mohammed Umar, one time governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as new secretary to the state government (SSG).
This was contained in a statement signed by Abubakar Al-Sadique, chief press secretary to the governor.
The statement said the appointment of Umar Nadada, who was SSG to Adamu Muazu, former governor of the state ,from 1999 to 2007, takes immediate effect.
The new SSG was born in Dambam town of the State on December 31, 1954. He attended Government Secondary School Azare, and studied Law at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and thereafter proceeded Nigerian Law School in 1980.
“He was also at the New Africa Merchant Bank Limited as secretary, and later general manager/Bank secretary,” the statement read.
“He was at the cotton and agricultural processors between 1996 and 1999 when he was appointed secretary to the government of Bauchi state from 1999 to 2006 when he resigned.”
Umar worked with Bauchi state ministry of justice as legal officer from 1978 to 1980, before moving to Bauchi state Investment and Property Development Company as assistant company secretary/legal adviser from 1980 to 1984.