The Governor of Bauchi State, Isa Yuguda, has appointed Aminu Hammayo as the new Secretary to the State Government, SSG, to replace Ibrahim Dandija, while Abdulkadir Ibrahim Mohammed, becomes the new Chief of Staff to take over from Aljaji Yusuf Gumli.
The replacement takes immediate effect.
A statement signed by the chief press secretary to the governor, Ishola Michael Adeyemi, said before his appointment, Hammayo was the commissioner for Lands and Survey and also oversaw the ministry of Budget and Economic Planning.
It said that Hammayo will continue to oversee the two ministries from his new position.
Ibrahim on the other hand was the commissioner in charge of ministry of Animal Resources and Nomadic Resettlement.
He too will continue to oversee the activities of that ministry as Chief of Staff.
The statement did not give reasons for the removal of Dandija and Gumli.