By; Mohammed Kawu, Bauchi.
Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State has approved the reconstitution of the State Muslim Welfare Board and the Universal Education Board with immediate effect.
The Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board is headed by Surveyor Ibrahim Sa’idu Jahun with Muhammadu Gadauji – Turakin Katagum, and Ibrahim Idris – Chief Imam of Gwallaga Mosque as part-time members.
Other members on the Muslim Pilgrims Board are Isma’il Bajoga, Aminu Azare, Yahaya Ningi, Musa Bayero Mohammed Kafi, and Abdullahi Magaji Hardawa who will serve as Executive Secretary of the board.
A statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Bello Shehu Ilelah said the Universal Basic Education Board has Professor Yahaya Ibrahim Yaro as Chairman.
The board has Yerima Babayo Misau and Ibrahim Sule as permanent members while Suleiman Sa’idu, Murtala Ibrahim Boto, Auwalu Aliyu Jallah and a representative of the State Ministry of Education as part-time members.
Other members on the board of Universal Education Board include representatives of Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning, Ministry for Local Government, Parent Teachers Association, Nigerian Union of Teachers, Women group and inspection division of the Federal Ministry of Education as members.