Adamu Abdulkadir Fanini (Secretary to the State Government.)
Alhaji Adamu is an accountant by profession and has working experience in both the private and public sectors. The new SSG had previously worked with the Kano State Investment and Properties, Kano State Urban Development Board and the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) where at various times he was Principal Accountant, Deputy Director Finance and Accounts and Director Human Resources and development.
Alhaji Abdulkadir Fanini Adamu holds an MBA with a bias in finance and is a fellow of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria. He had since been sworn in.
On assumption of office, the new Secretary to State Government held a meeting with his staff where charged them on the need for dedication and commitment to duties and enjoyed them to be honest and transparent in carrying out their functions. Alhaji Adamu Abdulkadir Fanini pledged to conduct his duties in line with the trust bestowed on him by the state Governor pointing out that he will not tolerate dishonesty from and amongst his subordinates. He described the office of the SSG as the heart of the government and assured of his commitments and honesty in the discharge of his new assignment. Speaking earlier, the permanent secretary directorate of council affairs, Alhaji Garba Muhammad Auyo pledged their total support and cooperation to the new SSG for effective discharge of his duties.
Garba Muhammad Auyo (Permanent Secretary, Special Services and Council Affairs Directorate)
GARBA MUHAMMAD AUYO
Sarki Baba Jahun (Director Council Affairs)
Zubairu Ahmed (Director Special Services)
Tijjani Ibrahim Babura (Deputy Directors Account)
Mustapha Hamisu ( Incharge of Wireless Section)
Sani Magaji B/Kudu (Chief Personal Officer)
Gambo D. Ahmed (Staff Officer)
Abdullahi Usman Gumel (Chief Executive Officer (Admin)
Haruna Ibrahim Kwaimawa (Principal Personal Officer)
The Directorate is one of the three Directorates in the Office of the Secretary to the State Government thus:-
- Admin and Finance, Chieftaincy and Religious Affairs Directorate,
- Research Evaluation and Political Affairs Directorate (REPA) and
- Special Services and Council Affairs Directorate.
The latter has two Department vis:-
- Special Services Department and
- Council Affairs Department
The Special Services Department performs the functions of coordinating the activities of security Agencies and other security matters in the State. While Council Affairs Department provides the Secretariat for Executive Council Meeting and other related activities.
To enhance security for economic and socio political development.
To provide accurate intelligence report and coordinate the activities of the security agencies
The Directorate main objectives are:-
- To create a health living among the people.
- To Create a Society free from violence
- To improve relation with Security Agencies
- To create awareness on Government Policies