Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has sworn in Sokoto’s first female professor and three others as commissioners into the state executive council.
Aishatu Madawaki, a Professor of Educational Psychology at Usman Danfodio University, was sworn in along with Ahmed Barade Wamakko, Garba Yakubu Tsitse and Bello Isa Ambarura.
The Governor also swore in a former member of the House of Representatives, Hon Umar Bature and a former Rector of the state Polytechnic, Dr. Bello Rabiu Alkali as Special Advisers and Alhaji Bello Buba as the Executive Chairman of Wamakko Local Government Area.
Speaking at the swearing-in ceremony in Government House, Tambuwal tasked the new appointees to see their appointments as call to service.
“You were all selected based on merit and your track record in the service of Sokoto State. You are all experienced in your various fields of human endeavour and the state looks forward to getting positive contributions from you.
“Professor Aishatu has especially left an imprint in the area of girl child education in Sokoto, and we expect her to use her wealth of experience to improve the education sector,” the Governor added.