Gov. Matawalle appoints Press Secretary

Gov. Bello Matawalle of Zamfara has approved the appointment of Jamilu-IIiyasu Birnin-Magaji as his Press Secretary.

Gov.Bello Matawalle  [Twitter/@Bellomatawalle1

The governor said that the appointment takes effect from Sept. 14.

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Birnin-Magaji was the former Secretary to Zamfara Council of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ).

Until his appointment, the new Press Secretary was a news editor at the state owned Radio and Television Stations as well as MC at government house, Gusau.

Responding to his appointment, Birnin-Magaji, promised to be more dedicated and hardworking in the discharge of his duties to the people of the state.

I thank Governor Matawalle for giving me this appointment. l promise to work to the best of my ability in publicising the state government activities and programmes to move the state to a higher level,’’ he said.

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