El-Rufa’i Carries Out Minor Cabinet Reshuffle

Nasir El-RufaiGovernor of Kaduna State, Malam Nasir El-Rufa’i, on Tuesday announced a minor cabinet reshuffle affecting four commissioners in the state.
The minor cabinet reshuffle was contained in a statement issued by Samuel Aruwan, Governor El-Rufa’i’s Special Assistant on Media and Publicity.
The statement listed those affected in the exercise as Jonathan Nok, from Ministry of Health and Human Service to Ministry of Education, Science and Technology; Shehu Balarabe, from Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism to Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources; Shehu Adamu, from Education to Commerce.
The governor, however, nominated Dr. Paul Manya-Dogo to take charge of the Ministry vacated by Nok, as the new Commissioner, pending approval of the House of Assembly.
The statement reads in part:
“Prof. Jonathan Nok has moved to Ministry of Education, Science and Technology from the Ministry of Health and Human Service.
“Malam Shehu Balarabe is moving from the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism, to take charge of the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources.
“Dr. Shehu Adamu, former Commissioner of Education, has been reassigned to the Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism.
“Under his watch, the government started the rehabilitation of schools, the provision of furniture and the school feeding programme for primary school pupils.
“To fill the vacancy in the Ministry of Health and Human Services, the Governor has nominated Dr. Paul Manya-Dogo as the new Commissioner.
“His name will be forwarded to the Kaduna State House of Assembly for confirmation”.

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