The Yobe State Governor, Mai Mala Buni endorsed the appointment of the Dean Faculty of Agriculture, Yobe State University, Damaturu, Professor Abba Gambo as the Chair of the State Technical Committee to revitalize the state’s agriculture.
The appointment was included in a declaration made accessible by the Press Secretary to the State Government’s Acting Secretary, Shuaibu Abdullahi, on Thursday.
Abdullahi observed that the other members of the Governor’s authorized commission were:
Pro. Buba Sastawa – UniMaid
Salisu Sintalma Abubakar, ABU Zaria
Prof. Abdullahi Abbas, Federal University, Dutse
Dr. Dauda Bawa, UniJos
Dr. Hussaini K. Hassan
Prof. A. M. Chiroma, University of Maiduguri
Prof. Mansur Bindawa, BUK Kano
Dr. Abdullahi Hamza.
Dr. O. Ojo, National Seed Service
nhnDr Abubakar Garba Iliya, Fed. Min. of Water Resources
Dr. Mustapha Abba Gaidam, Program Manager, Yobe State Pilot Livestock Development Program
Alh. Lawan Kolo, Min.of Agriculture Damaturu
Mal. Gambomi Gon
Provost College of Agriculture
Engr. Mohammed Mustapha
Mangarima Lawan, Perm. Sec. Ministry of Agriculture
Dr. Garba Ibrahim Min.of Agriculture
Alh. Makama A Gashua, Rtd Perm. Sec. Min of Agriculture
Mustapha Goggobe, Agric Consultant Food and Agriculture Organization
Dr. Mrs. Mairo Ahmed Amshi.
Baba Ali Muhammad, Perm. Sec. Political Affairs, is to serve as Secretary of the technical committee.
“The committee is given One (1) Month within which to submit its report to the government to guide the agricultural agencies in the implementation of the planned programmes.
“The appointments take immediate effect”, Abdullahi said.