Kano State Governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has replaced Salihu Tanko Yakasai as his Director General, Media and Communications. Aminu Kabir Yassar, the former Press Secretary to the governor, was announced as his replacement.
Yakasai will now serve as the Special Adviser on social media.
Meanwhile the governor approved the appointment of Malam Abba Anwar as the new Chief Press Secretary to the Governor. Before his appointment, Abba was a correspondent with Guardian newspaper in Kano.
According to a statement signed by Anwar, “the appointments are aimed at rejuvenating the Governor’s media team to be more proactive, robust and efficient.”
All the appointments take immediate effect.