Khalil Nur Khalil, 28, has been named executive secretary of the Kaduna Investment Promotion Agency by Governor Nasir el-Rufai (KADIPA).
Before his current appointment, the graduate of the Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU), Cyprus, was the investment intelligence director at KADIPA (the youngest person to hold the position in the history of Kaduna).
Other changes in the governor’s cabinet were also revealed by Muyiwa Adekeye, el-special Rufai’s adviser on media.
Muhammad Sani Abdullahi, the Governor’s Chief of Staff, has been sent to the planning and budget commission.
The ministries of environment, works, education, agriculture, local government, business, innovation, and sports were allocated to Jaafaru Sani, Thomas Gyang, Halima Lawal, Ibrahim Hussaini, Shehu Usman Muhammad, Muhammad Sani Abdullahi, Kabir Mato, and Idris Nyam, respectively.
Zaria Metropolitan Authority Administrator Balaraba Aliyu-Inuwa; Kaduna Capital Territory Administrator Muhammad Hafiz Bayero; and Kafanchan Municipal Authority Administrator Phoebe Sukai Yayi.
Umma Aboki has been named permanent secretary of the Planning and Budget Commission; Murtala Dabo has been named executive chairman of the Fiscal Responsibility Commission, and Abubakar Hassan has been named director-general of the Kaduna State Contributory Health, housing and urban development, internal security and home affairs, and human services and social development.