KADUNA ASSEMBLY REJECTS COMMISSIONER NOMINEE OVER PAST FACEBOOK POST

The Kaduna State House of Assembly on Thursday rejected the nomination of Aliyu Jafaru as commissioner over an old Facebook post criticizing Governor Nasir El-Rufai’s education policy. Mr Jafaru, 42, was nominated for confirmation as Hon. Commissioner for Agriculture by Mr El-Rufai. With the exception Mr Jafaru, a lecturer at the Department of Geography of Kaduna State University, all the nominees have been screened and confirmed. During the screening at the today’s plenary, the Speaker, Aminu Shagali, reminded the nominee about his Facebook post in which he criticized the governor’s…

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