Bauchi Gov Appoints New SSG

From: Segun Babatunde in Bauchi

Governor of Bauchi State, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed has approved the appointment of Barrister Ibrahim Muhammad Kashim as Secretary to the Bauchi State Government (SSG).

Until his appointment, he was the immediate past Director General Bureau for Privatisation and Economic Reforms.

In a Press release issued by Comrade Mukhtar Gidado,Special Adviser Media & Publicity to the Governor of Bauchi State, and made available to Journalists Tuesday,the appointment takes immediate effect

The release said, Barrister Ibrahim Muhammad Kashim holds a LL. B, BL, LLM and Masters in Business Administration and various Post Graduate Certificates in Management, Administration and Economic Reform and Divestiture from many Institutions in United Kingdom and the United States.

According to the release, “He hails from Bauchi Local Government Area of the state. He is a Legal Practitioner, a former Lecturer at Dan Fodio University Sokoto, a public servant and a policy expert. He retired in 2015 as a Director in the Presidency (Bureau for Public Enterprises) where he headed various departments and acted as the Director General”.

Upon retirement , Barrister Kashim ran a Consultancy Outfit, Kauthar Resources Nig. Ltd and had consulted for various transport sector committees of both houses of the National Assembly, House Committee on Commercialisation and Privatisation and the Nigerian Shippers’ Council. He is a registered member of the Nigeria Economic Summit Group (NESG), a Non-profit, non–partisan private sector led think tank with a mandate to promote and champion the reform of the Nigerian economy into an open, globally competitive economy.

In 2020 Barrister Kashim was appointed as the Pioneer Director General, Bauchi State Bureau for Privatisation and Economic Reforms, an agency set up pursuant to the current Government of Bala Mohammed’s resolve to reform, restructure and grow the economy of the State. During which period he served in various committees and initiated many reforms program in the state.

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