Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has appointed Balaraba Ibrahim as a Special Assistant on Women Affairs (Unmarried).
A letter dated August 4, 2020 and signed by the Secretary to State Government, Mohammed Baba, conveyed the appointment.
The letter read: “I am pleased to convey the approval of his Excellency Sen Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed CON, the Governor of Bauchi State, for your appointment as Special Assistant, Women Affairs (Unmarried).
“The appointment is based on your knowledge, experience and personal qualities of hard work, honesty and absolute loyalty. I would expect you to utilise all these qualities in facing the challenges of your office to facilitate the attainment of our collective goal and the expectation of our electorate.
“The terms and conditions of your appointment as enunciated in the regular government policies as applicable.”
Ibrahim is the chairperson, Association of Divorcees in Bauchi. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, she set up counselling centres for intending couples across the state in an effort to “address challenges leading to broken homes” last year.
She had said that the centres would run in partnership with both Muslim and Christian clerics to help unmarried people.