Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i has announced the appointment of Mrs Bariatu Mohammed as the Kaduna State Head of Service. A statement issued on Friday in Kaduna by Samuel Aruwan, media aide to the governor said Mohammed succeeded Mrs Alisabatu Dada-Onazi who retired from service on December 31, 2016. The News Agency of Nigeria [NAN] reports that until her elavation, Mohammed was the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Works, Housing and Transport. “Mrs Mohammed, from Birnin-Gwari Local Government Area, joined the Kaduna State Civil Service on 7th August, 1984 and rose to the rank of Permanent Secretary on April 1, 2012,” the statement added.
She was at various times Permanent Secretary Public Service Office; Bureau of Establishments, Management Services and Training, as well as in the office of the Head of Service. The governor commended the retired Head of Service for her hard work and foresight, and in driving on-going reforms in the state civil service. He also said that the government was indebted to her for her resilience towards the success of the staff verification exercise, which laid the foundation for the reforms of the service.