The Zamfara State Governor, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle has approved the creation of three additional ministries in the state, bringing the total number of ministries to twenty-two in the state.
This was announced by the Secretary to the State Government(SSG) Alhaji Bala Bello Maru, pointing out that it is in accordance with dynamic nature of governance and also to allow for effective service delivery.
In a press statement the SSG personally signed and made available to newsmen in Gusau, the state capital the three newly created ministries include, Ministry of Arts, Culture and Tourism, ministry of Higher Education and Ministry for Social and Community development.
The statement further stated that some of the existing ministries that are restructured are Ministry of Information; Ministry of Commerce and Industries, Ministry of Women and Children Affairs; Ministry for Local Government Affairs and Ministry of Science and Technical Education.
“In accordance with restructuring exercise, the state Governor has also relieved all the Special Advisers of their appointments, and similarly all the Directors General were also dropped to enable for proffer reorganisation of the existing Directorates”
“Accordingly, both the Special Advisers and the Directors General are hereby directed to hand over the affairs of their organisations to the accounting officers, or the Directors of Administration of their respective Directorates, as the case may be.”