Zamfara State Governor, Bello Matawalle has appointed Kabiru Balarabe as the new Secretary to the State Government SSG.
The governor spokesman, Yusuf Idris announced the appointment while speaking with newsmen
Balarabe the native of Dogon Kade in Kaura Namoda local government born on march 15, 1966 who had a bachelor of arts degree in history from the university of Sokoto, now Uthman Danfodio University was the head of civil service, a position he held since august 16, 2019.
Before his appointment as the SSG, he was the private secretary to former president, late Shehu Shagari, also an accomplished international badminton player, a sport he served in various positions at state and federal levels.
The United Nations general assembly has established a new platform to improve the lives of African descendants.
The 193-member body unanimously adopted a resolution establishing the United Nations permanent forum of people of African descent, while the 10-member advisory body will work closely with the Geneva-based human rights council.
However, the human rights council has established a panel of experts to investigate systemic racism in policing against people of African descent followed a report by the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights OHCHR after the police killing of George Floyd in 2020.
No fewer than thirty-two delta variant cases of coronavirus covid-19 have been reported in five states across the country.
The Director-General of the NCDC, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, disclosed this during briefing of the presidential steering committee on in Abuja.
According to him, nineteen of the cases were reported in Akwa Ibom state, while Lagos, Cross River, and Oyo states as well as the Federal Capital Territory FCT and other places had at least one case each.
While speaking, the executive director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency NPHCDA, Dr Faisal Shuaib, assured Nigerians that the Moderna covid-19 vaccine is very effective with up to 74 per cent efficacy against the delta variant.
He thereby advised Nigerians against travelling to Lagos, Akwa Ibom, Oyo, Cross Rivers, Kano, Plateau and the Fct during this period, except when it was absolutely necessary.