Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya, Gombe State Governor has approved the appointment of Caretaker Chairmen for the 11 local councils in the State.
This is contained in a statement signed by Ismaila Uba Misilli, Director-General of Press, noting that the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, conveyed the governor’s approval.
He explained that Abubakar Usman Barambu is now the caretaker chairman of Akko LGA, as Garba Umar Garus was appointed to oversee Balanga LGA.
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Margret Bitrus, will take care of Billiri LGA, Jamilu Ahmed Shabewa – Dukku LGA, Ibrahim Adamu Cheldu – Funakaye LGA, Aliyu Usman Haruna – Gombe LGA, Faruk Aliyu Umar – Kaltungo LGA and Ibrahim Buba will chair Kwami LGA.
Others are Salisu Shu’aibu Dendele, Yohanna Nahari and Garba Usman for Nafada, Shongom and Yamaltu Deba local councils respectively.
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According to the statement, all the appointees would immediately take charge of their respective roles.
Gombe State conducted the local government elections in 2020, where candidates under the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) were declared winners of all 11 local governments in the state including 114 councillorship positions.