Zamfara State Governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle has created three additional Ministries in the state bringing the total number of Ministry to 22.

The Ministries are Ministry of Arts, Culture and Tourism, Ministry of Higher Education and Ministry for Social and Community development.

The Secretary to the State Government(SSG) Alhaji Bala Bello Maru, announced the development in a statement on Thursday.

According to him the creation of the new Ministries was in accordance with the dynamic nature of governance and also to allow for effective service delivery.

The SSG also announced the restructuring of some existing ministries which include: the Ministry of Information, Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs, Ministry for Local Government Affairs, and Ministry of Science and Technical Education.

Matawalle also relieved all the Special Advisers and Director Generals of their appointments to enable for proper reorganization of the existing Directorates.

“Accordingly, both the Special Advisers and the Directors General are hereby directed to hand over the affairs of their organizations to the accounting officers, or the Directors of Administration of their respective Directorates, as the case may be,” the statement read.