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Bauchi –  State Commissioner for Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises in Bauchi, Hon Sa’adatu Bello Kirfi has resigned from her post.

This was contained In a letter addressed to the governor through the Secretary to the State Government on Tuesday.

The former commissioner resigned less than 24 hours after her father, Alhaji Muhammadu Bello Kirfi, was removed as the Wazirin Bauchi and Council member of Bauchi Emirate.

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Sa’adatu thanked the governor for considering her worthy to serve under his leadership.

The former title holder was removed for allegedly disrespecting Governor Bala Mohammed, Daily Trust reported.

“Your Excellency, I wish to humbly tender my resignation as member, Bauchi State Executive Council and Hon Commissioner Ministry of Cooperatives and SMEs Development, Bauchi State with immediate effect, she said.


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“I wish to thank His Excellency the Executive Governor for giving me the opportunity to serve mu State under your Administration,” Saadatu wrote.

Kirfi served as Minister of State Foreign Affairs under President Shehu Shagari and also Minister of Special Duties during the administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo.

He was suspended by the Emir of Bauchi, Dr Rilwanu Suleiman Adamu, in 2017 but was subsequently reinstated by Governor Mohammed on August 5, 2022.


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