Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa State has forwarded a list of 23
commissioner-nominees to the state House of Assembly for screening and
confirmation as commissioners.
Prominent among the commissioner
designates which is coming five months after Fintiri’s took the oath of
office is Adamu Atiku, the first son of Atiku Abubakar, a former Vice
President and presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in
the 2019 general elections.
Aminu Iya-Abbas, Speaker of the Adamawa House of Assembly read out the list during plenary on Wednesday.
loyalists, Ibrahim Mijinyawa and Umaru Daware, who both defected from
the All Progressives Congress to the PDP shortly after they resigned
their posts as commissioners under the administration of former Governor
Jibrilla Bindow also made the list as commissioner-nominees for Yola
North and Fufore local government areas respectively.
Mohammed Umar (Madagali), Elijah Tumba (Michika), Dr Ishaya Dabari
(Michika), Sunday Mathew (Mubi North), Prof. Isa Abdullahi (Mubi South),
Hassan Kaigama (Maiha), Dr Umar Garba (Hong), Lami Patrick (Gombi),
Usman Diyajo (Girei), Mustapha Jika (Yola South), Sanusi Faruk (Toungo),
Bappa Isa (Ganye), Aloysius Babadoke (Jada) and Shuaibu Audu (Mayo