Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has forwarded two names to the state House of Assembly for screening and confirmation to fill vacant positions in the state executive council.
They are Mainasara Ahmad and Abubakar Maikudi .
A statement issued to newsmen on Monday in Sokoto by Malam Muhammad Bello, his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity said the nominations followed the demise of the state Commissioner for Land and Housing, Surajo Gatawa and political mobility of the Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Rep. Balarabe Kakale.
Recalls that the Governor Tambuwal had on July 8, 2020, mandated two Commissioners to oversee the two vacant positions.
Alhaji Bashir Gidado, the Commissioner for Commerce and Industry, was drafted to oversee the Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning while that of Basic Education, Alhaji Bello Guiwa took charge of the Ministry of Lands and Housing.