Gaidam appoints Saleh Abubakar Head of Service

Gaidam appoints Saleh Abubakar Head of Service
April 05 19:37 2017

.By Thinkers Newspaper

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe state has appointed his Chief of Staff, Alhaji Saleh Abubakar, as the new Head of Civil Service.

Alhaji Saleh takes over from Alhaji Dauda Yahaya, who retires from service.

The new Head of Service was born in Gashu’a town, Bade Local Government area on November 27, 1958.

He attended Central Primary School, Gashu’a from 1965 to 1972; General Murtala Mohammed College (GMMC) from 1972 to 1976; SBS Zaria from 1977 to 1978; abd Ahmad Bello University (ABU) Zaria from 1979 to 1982 where he bagged B.Sc. Degree in Political Science.

Alhaji Saleh Abubakar started his career with the old Borno State Civil Service in 1983. He joined the services of Ministry of External Affairs (now Foreign Affairs) in 1984 and later re-joined the services of old Borno State in 1989 as Admin Officer.

He moved to Yobe State when it was created in 1991 as Director, Political Affairs, in the Governor’s Office. In 1995, he became Director of Administration, in the same office.

In 1999, he was appointed Deputy Permanent Secretary (Administration), a position he held till 2004 when he was posted to Ministry of Land and Survey as Deputy Permanent Secretary.

Alhaji Saleh returned to the Governor’s Office in 2006 as Deputy Permanent Secretary (Administration) and served in that capacity till 2007 when he was appointed Permanent Secretary/Chief of Staff to the Governor. He served in that capacity for a decade until his recent appointment as the Head of Service.