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Governor Abba Kabir Appoints 14 New Special Advisers, 57 Aides, 44 Social media activists



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Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf of Kano State has again approved the appointment of 14 Additional Special Advisers on various fields of human endeavours.

You may recall that the Kano State House of Assembly has granted the approval of 60 Special Advisers to the Governor, part of which 31 have been assigned portfolios.

In a fresh appointments, Governor Abba Kabir Yusuf wishes to announce the following 14 Special Advisers immediate effect.

1. Dr. Danyaro Ali Yakasai, Special Adviser, Policy and Social Development

2. Alh. Garba Aliyu Hungu, Special Adviser, Industries

3. Dr. Bashir Abdu Muzakkari Fagge, Special Adviser, Cyber Security

4. Hon. Ismail Shehu Gurjiya, Special Adviser, Grassroot Mobilisation

5. Hon. Nasiru Kunya, Special Adviser, Support Groups

6. Hon. Ali Yahuza Gano, Special Adviser, Metropolitan Affairs

7. Hajiya Habiba Mustapha Baura, Special Adviser, Domestic Affairs

8. Hajiya (Dr.) Fatima Abubakar Amneef, Special Adviser, Special Assignment (Women)

9. Hon. Yusuf Shehu Kibiya, Special Adviser, Community Policy

10. Hon. Ali Abdu Doguwa, Special Adviser, Political Strategy

11. Hajiya Aisha Muhammad Idris, Special Adviser Food Security

12. Hon. Shehu Aliyu Yammedi, Special Adviser, Lafiya Jari Programme

13. Comrade Nura Iro Ma’aji, Special Adviser, Students Matters

14. Dr. Abdulhadi Zubairu Chula, Special Adviser Enlightenment and Social Mobilisation

The appointees are directed to assume thier new responsibilities with immediate effect.



Additional Aides

The Executive Governor of Kano State His Excellency Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf has approved the appointment of additional Senior Special Assistants (SSAs) into various fields.

Those appointed are as follows:

1. Anas Abba Dala, Senior Special Assistant, Political Awareness

2. Ali Muhammad Bichi, Senior Special Assistant, Religious Affairs

3. Alhajiji Nagoda, Senior Special Assistant, Information

4. Babban Alhaji Sagagi, Senior Special Assistant, Broadcast Media II

5. Ibrahim Muazzam Sanata, Senior Special Assistant, Public Affairs II

6. Ismail Murtala Zawa’i, Senior Special Assistant Media Awareness

7. Shamsu Aliyu Samanja, Senior Special Assistant, Publicity II

8. Fahad Balarabe Adaji, Senior Special Assistant, ICT Maintenance (Hardware)

9. Abdullahi Ibrahim, Senior Special Assistant, Digital Media

10. Hassan Sani Tukur, Senior Special Assistant, New Media I

11. Hadiza Aminu, Senior Special Assistant, New Media II

12. Hon. Nasiru Isa Dikko,(Jarma) Senior Special Assistant, Non-governmental Organisations(NGOs)

13. Ali Hamisu Indabawa, Senior Special Assistant I Photography

14. Nafi’u Dankura Adamu, Senior Special Assistant, Protocol (Abuja).

15. Abdurrashid Muhammad Panda, Senior Special Assistant, Kwankwasiyya Media Groups

16. Nasiru Hassan Yan Awaki, Senior Special Assistant, Works

17. Abubakar Muhammad Inuwa, Senior Special Assistant, Reformatory Schools

18. Ibrahim Ma’aji Sumaila, Senior Special Assistant, Students Matters

19. Abdullahi Ghali Basaf, Senior Special Assistant, Information II

20. Bashari A. Yaro, Senior Special Assistant, Local Government Affairs

21. Habibu Ya’u Kwankwaso, Senior Special Assistant, KSSMB

22. Yusuf Abdullahi Yanoko, Senior Special Assistant, Teacher Training and Development

23. Saminu Balago Yakasai, Senior Special Assistant, Askarawan Kwankwasiyya

24. Abdussalam Muhammad Sani, Senior Special Assistant, Domestic Affairs (Deputy Governor)

25. Bala Abubakar, Senior Special Assistant, Security (Abuja)

26. Ishaq Abdul, Senior Special Assistant, Online Technology

27. Tijjani Kaura Goje, Senior Special Assistant, Lagos Liason Office

28. Balarabe Isa Abdullahi, Senior Special Assistant, Kaduna Liason Office

29. Mansur Ali Galadanchi, Senior Special Assistant, Automobile

30. Mustapha Ibrahim Chigari, Senior Special Assistant, Tourism

31. Sani Rabi’u Muhammad (Rio), Senior Special Assistant, Butchers and Abbatoir

32. Ibrahim Abdu Hanga, Senior Special Assistant Printing II

33. Musbahu Shado, Senior Special Assistant, Abubakar Rimi Market

34. Abdullahi Sabo Abubakar, Senior Special Assistant, KARMA

35. Zainab Ibrahim D. Senior Special Assistant, Primary Education

36. Dahiru Arrow Dakata, Senior Special Assistant, Environmental Sanitation

37. Jamilu Yamadawa, Senior Special Assistant, Youth and Sports

38. Yassir Abdullahi Jobe, Senior Special Assistant II ICT

39. Mubarak Muhammad Usman, Senior Special Assistant III, Information

40. Bashir Usman Gama, Senior Special Assistant II, Mobilisation

41. Mahmoud Abbas Sunusi, Senior Special Assistant, Chieftaincy Affairs

42. Adamu Maitama, Senior Special Assistant, Entrepreneurship

43. Rabi Hotoro, Senior Special Assistant, Women Affairs

44. Arc. Ahmad Ishaq, Senior Special Assistant, Urban Beautification

45. Arc. Abba Garba Yaro, Senior Special Assistant, KNUPDA

46. Idris Tela Dandalama, Senior Special Assistant, Grazing Areas

47. Isa Rabi’u Wise,,Senior Special Assistant II, Markets

48. Sharu Na Malam Dandago, Senior Special Assistant II, Religious Affairs

49. Rabiu Salisu Babba Dala, Senior Special Assistant, Agriculture

50. Aminu Sulaiman Gaya, Senior Special Assistant, Water Resources

51. Hassana Abubakar, Senior Special Assistant, National Assembly Matters

52. Hajiya Mariya Sani Karaye, Senior Special Assistant II, Women Mobilisation

53. Hajiya Sa’adatu Salisu Yusha’u, Senior Special Assistant, Women Mobilisation (Kano South)

54. Dr. Harisu Tsanyawa, Senior Special Assistant, Primary Healthcare

55. Sani Isa Romi, Senior Special Assistant, Pharmaceuticals and Medical Consumables

56. Inuwa Salisu Sharada, (KOSSAP), Senior Special Assistant, Marshalls II

57. Khalil Isa Dokadawa (Amana Luxury), Senior Special Assistant II, Transportation

All appointments take effect immediately as the appointees are directed to collect their letters of appointment from the office of secretary to the state government(SSG).


Press Release

2nd Sept. 2023




Those appointed are as follows:


1. Abba Zizu, Senior Special Reporter, Agriculture


2. Isma’il Alkassim, Special Reporter, Agriculture


3. Musa Garba (Jikan Oga), Senior Special Reporter, Budget and Planning


4. Bilal Musa Bakin Ruwa, Special Reporter , Budget and Planning


5. Auwal Dan-Ayagi, Senior Special Reporter, Commerce and Industry


6. Usman Abubakar Haske, Special Reporter , Commerce and Industry


7. Auwalu Yau Yusuf, Senior Special Reporter , Culture and Tourism


8. Kamal I.G Kawaji, Special Reporter , Culture and Tourism


9. Comrd Hayatu Tanimu, Senior Special Reporter , Education


10. Usman Ibrahim, Special Reporter , Education


11. Mahmud Ali Yakasai, Senior Special Reporter, Environment


12. Rahma Abdullahi, Special Reporter, Environment


13. Sani Umar, Senior Special Reporter , Finace


14. Abdulrahman Gama, Special Reporter, Finance


15. Aliyu Kwankwason Dorayi, Senior Special Reporter , Health


16. Zainab Muhammad, Special Reporter , Health


17. Nuhu Dambazau, Senior Special Reporter , Higher Education


18. Zainab Musa Aujara, Special Reporter , Higher Education


19. Yakubu Umar , Senior Special Reporter, Information


20. Ibrahim Yusha’u, Special Reporter , Information


21. Amir Abdullahi Kima, Senior Special Reporter , Justice


22. Mahmud Mahmud Dala, Special Reporter , Justice


23. Mustapha R. Mahmud, Senior Special Reporter , Land and Physical Planning


24. Nanu Kankarofi, Special Reporter , Land and Physical Planning


25. Khatimu Kul-Kul, Senior Special Reporter , Local Government


26. Aisha Auwal, Special Reporter , Local Government


27. Kamal Yakasai, Senior Special Reporter , Project Monitoring


28. Ibrahim M. Alliya, Special Reporter, Project Monitoring


29. Sunusi Ma’azu, Senior Special Reporter , Religious Affairs


30. Bashir Aliyu, Special Reporter , Religious Affairs


31. Shafa’atu Ahmad (Londonbe), Senior Special Reporter , Rural Development


32. Kabiru Nadabo Mai Rice, Special Reporter , Rural Development


33. Jameelat Meemi Koki, Senior Special Reporter, Special Duties


34. Muhammad Wasilu Kawo, Special Reporter , Special Duties


35. Nasiru Kassim Fulatan, Senior Special Reporter, Science and Technology


36. Kamila Muhammad Siba,

Special Reporter , Science and Technology


37. Ibrahim Rabi’u, Senior Special Reporter , Transportation


38. Yasir Ibrahim (Monday), Special Reporter, Transportation


39. Auwalu Sani Rogo, Senior Special Reporter, Water Resources


40. Abu Sufyan Doguwa, Special Reporter, Water Resources


41. Fauziyya Isyaku, Senior Special Reporter , Women Affairs


42. Nabeel Sunusi, Special Reporter , Women Affairs


43. Gambo Galadanci, Senior Special Reporter, Works and Housing


44. Khamis B. Ayagi, Special Reporter, Works and Housing


The appointees are directed to collect their letters of appointment and report to thier respective agencies of assignment immediately.



Sanusi Bature Dawakin Tofa

Chief Press Secretary to the Kano State Governor His Excellency Alhaji Abba Kabir Yusuf.


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