As the 2019 election gathered momentum, Nasarawa State governor, Umaru Tanko Al-Makura relieved nine Commissioners of their appointment.
The governor said relieving them of their appointment is to enable the affected officers/persons to focus on their intentions to contest elective offices in 2019 and for others to pursue their respective professional/career goals.
Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura thanked the outgoing Honourable Commissioners and Special Advisers for the services rendered to Nasarawa State and also wishes them success in their future ambition.
See the list of the affected Commissioners and Special Advisers
Hon. Abdulhamid Yakubu Kwarra Ministry of Environment & Solid Minerals . Gabriel Ortan Aka’aka Ministry of Water Resources & Rural Development. Hon. (Mrs.) Mary E. Enwungulu Ministry of Women Affairs & Social Development , Mr. Bamaiyi Anangba Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Dr. Daniel Iya Ministry of Health, Yusuf Shehu Usman Ministry of Information, Culture & Tourism, Sonny Agassi Ministry of Lands & Physical Planning ,Engr. Mohammed Wada Yahaya Ministry of Works, Housing & Transport.Hon. Tanko Abdullahi Zubair Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Cooperative
Hon. Commissioners are Ayuba Dogara Ayinajeh Ministry of Finance & Economic Development Barr. Abdulkarim A. Kana, Ph.D Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Aliyu Ahmed Tijjani Ministry of Education Haruna Iliya Osegba Ministry for Local Government & Chieftaincy Affiars. Prof. Jonathan M. Ayuba Ministry of Special Education, Science & Technology Muhammad Jamil Zakari Ministry of Agriculture
Dropped Special Advisers:
Hajarat Ibrahim Danyaro Gender Relations, Rehabilitation & Disability Ado Dauda Mohammed Community Based Relations/Conflict
Resolution & Management
Al-Makura has further approved the redeployment of the Hon. Commissioner, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources
(Muhammad Jamil Zakari) to the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, while the erstwhile Special Adviser on Security, Gen. Mohammed Adeka is to handle the Community Base Relations, Conflict Resolutions and Management portfolio.