By Ibrahim Sidi Kaulahi, Gusau
Traditional title holders in Shinkafi emirate of Zamfara State have commended the federal government for appointing Alhaji Aliyu Shehu as Permanent Secretary.
This is contained in a statement signed by the Jekada of Shinkafi, Alhaji Abdullahi Maiturare and made available to newsmen in Gusau on Wednesday.
Maiturare, who was the Special Adviser to Governor Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State on Directorate of the Accelerated Cotton Development (ZAMDACOD), described the appointment as a welcome development to Shinkafi emirate, Zamfara and Nigeria in general.
“On half of good people of Shinkafi, Shinkafi Local Government Council and Zamfara State, we appreciate the federal government under President Muhammad Buhari for appointing our son as Permanent Secretary in the Federal Civil Service.
“We extend our appreciation to Almighty Allah who gave this golden opportunity to one of us, Alhaji Aliyu Shehu.
“We pray to Almighty Allah to help him to succeed in the new assignment given to him.
“We seek, Allah’s guidance and protection for him to use the opportunity in contributing for the development of Shinkafi emirate, Zamfara State and Nigeria in general”, the Statement said.
Shehu until his appointment was Director of Finance, Federal Fire Service.