El-Rufai Governor appoints #BringBackOurGirls campaigner as Chief of Staff

Usman’s appointment was announced on Monday, June 29, 2015, via a statement released by El-Rufai’s spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan.

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Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai has appointed #BringBackOurGirls campaigner, Hadiza Bala Usman as his Chief of Staff.

Usman’s appointment was announced on Monday, June 29, 2015, via a statement released by El-Rufai’s spokesperson, Samuel Aruwan.

The statement reads:

“In April 2014, Hadiza co-founded the global movement #BringBackOurGirls which has been demanding for the rescue of the 219 young girls abducted by Boko Haram from Chibok Secondary School in Borno State North East Nigeria.”

“In August 2014 she gave touching speech on Chibok Girls at the United Nations Headquarters in New York during United Nations Department of Public Information (UNDPI) conference as a guest speaker.

“She is well-known figure in the APC where she served in a number of committees and capacities, key amongst which are: the Administrative Secretary of the Buhari Presidential Campaign Organization; Secretary, APC Elections Planning Committee; Member APC Strategy Committee. She was also Director of Finance in the Nasir El-Rufai Campaign Organization, and later the Kaduna State APC Campaign Council”.

El-Rufai also appointed Bashir Dabo as Special Assistant, New Media and Saude Amina Mohammed as Personal Secretary.

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