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NPTF: Buhari Replaces Ahmed Aliyu



By: Mohammed Oluwatimileyin Taoheed

The President of Nigeria, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the replacement of Ahmed Aliyu, who was the ex-Executive Secretary of the Nigeria Police Trust Fund (NPTF).

TrackNews Nigeria learnt that Ahmed Aliyu had earlier resigned his appointment to contest in the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary election for Sokoto State Government in compliance with Buhari’s directive.

TrackNews Nigeria gathered that Ahmed Aliyu, who is also a former Deputy Governor of Sokoto, emerged as the party’s gubernatorial candidate for the 2023 election.

In a statement on Tuesday, Buhari appointed Abdullahi Bala as his replacement.

The new Executive Secretary was born on the 18th of August, 1967 in Sokoto North Local Government Area.

He holds a Masters Degree in Political Science from Usmanu Danfodiyo University Sokoto.

Abduallhi Bala started is career in December 1992, when he became Personal Officer II, Admin and Political Affairs Department, Cabinet Office, Sokoto.

He was appointed as Permanent Secretary in Sokoto State Civil Service in May, 2009.

The fresh Executive Secretary has worked as Secretary, State Government Committee on Audit Inspection Report; Secretary, State Government Policy Council of Emergency on Education; Chairman Health Financing Technical Group.

Bala also served as Permanent Secretary in Ministries, Departments and Agencies, such as Ministries of Finance, Health and Education.

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