In order to be more acquainted and possess wider knowledge on how governance looks be fond of, Dr. Hadiza Balarabe, the running mate to Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai in the 2019 elections, has been given a novel appointment.
A word issued and signed by his media aide, Mr. Samuel Aruwan disclosed that Malam Nasir El-Rufai has appointed her as Senior Adviser-Counsellor, with instant effect.
She is currently the Executive Secretary of the State Primary Health Care Development Agency.
In the novel function, according to the word, Dr. Balarabe is expected to occupation from Government House, overseeing secret agencies reporting to the Governor be fond of the State Pensions Board, KADGIS and KASUPDA, advising the governor on things of human capital development, and understudying him and the Deputy Governor in entire aspects of governance.
According to Mr. Aruwan, “As Senior Adviser-Counsellor, she will be at the heart of government, attending meetings of the State Executive and Security Councils.
“This new responsibility places her within the second echelon of the government, next to the two elected leaders of the executive branch. She will join other senior officials to drive the policy and governance aspirations of the government in the remaining crucial months of the current mandate.” Aruwan further said
His words: “The second echelon of the Kaduna State Government comprises of senior officials who are copied recipients of all correspondence from the governor, as part of Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s strategy to ensure that not just him and the Deputy Governor are abreast of all issues and decisions the government is dealing with. ”
“These senior officials act as the principal advisers to the governor, and also function as implementors and monitors of the governance agenda of the government.”
He further explained that, in her novel role, Dr. Hadiza Balarabe will attend entire meetings and activities in the Governor’s office, and perform other assigned responsibilities.
” Dr. Hadiza Balarabe is the first woman to bring together the moment echelon since Hadiza Bala-Usman, Governor El-Rufai’s first principal of staff, left to grab up the leadership of the Nigerian Ports Authority.”
“The new appointment is expected to further expose this accomplished medical doctor and public health expert to the entire workings of the Kaduna State Government.” He further said.