By; JACOB ONJEWU DICKSON
Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has approved the appointment of Aminu Umar Yuguda as Acting Accountant General of Gombe State.
This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Government House Gombe, Ismaila Uba Misilli, dated September 22, 2021.
The State’s Head of Civil Service, Alhaji Bappayo Yahaya who conveyed the Governor’s approval in a letter of appointment he signed, said “this is pursuant to the powers conferred on his Excellency, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Governor of Gombe State by section 208 sub section ( 2c) of the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria ( as amended)”.
He said the appointment is informed by Yuguda’s personal qualities, loyalty, and dedication to duty as well as his cognate experience in the public service, urging him to bring to bear, those qualities in the discharge of duties of his new office.
Born on 21st November, 1974, Aminu Yuguda obtained Bachelor of Science ( Bsc)and Masters ( Msc) degrees in Accounting from University of Maiduguri as well as PhD from University of Jos. He is also an Associate Chattered Accountant, ACA and Fellow Chattered National Accountant, FCNA among others.
Until this appointment, the Acting Accountant General was Director Treasury in the Treasury Headquarters, Gombe.
This appointment, which followed the retirement of the former Accountant General, Umar Babagoro, is with immediate effect.