Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State has appointed Zakka ledkwi Yakubu as the new Accountant General (AG) three weeks after the death of the former AG of the state.

A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Umaru Azores, and made available to newsmen in Lafia, said that until his appointment as the new Accountant General, Yakubu was the Director Finance and Account in the state ministry for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs.

Yakubu replaced the former AG of the state, Mohammed Musa-Daddau, who died Aug.10, at the National Hospital, Abuja after a brief illness.

The statement added that Idris Abba-Danladi, formally the Director, (Salary) in the Bureau for Salary Administration, was appointed as Auditor General, Local Governments Audit.

The statement said that Dr Jennet Angbazo, who was the outgoing Chairman of the state Primary Healthcare Development Agency, was appointed as a new Permanent Secretary (PS).

The statement added that Umar Mohammed a retired Director at the state Agricultural Development Programme is now Director General, Bureau for Public Procurement.

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