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Masari sacks Katsina education Commissioner


Aminu Masari Bello

The Commissioner of Education in Katsina State, Prof Halimatu Sa’adiya has been relieved of her appointment.

A government statement issued in Katsina said the development was with immediate effect.

The statement, signed by the Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Media, Abdu Labaran quoted a letter signed by Governor Aminu Bello Masari, in which he thanked Prof Halimatu for services rendered as commissioner.


In the letter titled, ‘letter of appreciation and disengagement’, dated December 21, 2017, governor Masari according to the statement, said her contributions to the, “development of the Education Sector in particular and the Government in general cannot be over emphasized.”

The Governor explained that during her term as commissioner, schools were rehabilitated and upgraded, new ones were constructed, teachers were trained and the atmosphere made more conducive for learning and teaching.

Governor Masari however, stated that taking into account the fact that political activities leading to elections would commence early next year, it has become necessary for the government to bring more active politicians on board so as to fasten activities of governance.

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