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  • Updated: July 01, 2022

Hisbah: Government Constitutes Board To Manage Affairs

Hisbah: Government Constitutes Board To Manage Affairs

Hisba operatives

The Kano State government has approved the constitution of a 22-member board to manage the affairs of the state Hisbah Board.

The state commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba, who disclosed this in statement on Friday evening said the approval followed  recommendation of a committee set up to review the activities of the board, which is in line with the provision of the state law.

He said the committee’s report recommended the setting up of the board and was tabled before the state Executive Council which gave the approval.

Garba stated the board, which membership was carefully selected based on their individual capacities and competencies, has Sheikh Ibrahim Shehu Maihula as chairman.

The commissioner added that other members of the board are director-general, Hisbah Board; Ustaz Muhammad Haroun Ibn Sina, representative from the Kano Emirate Council, the Directorate of State Service, police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Nigerian Immigration Service, representatives from the state ministry of justice, Cabinet Office, among others.

He further disclosed that approval has also been given by the appointment of Abdullahi Balarabe, a retired permanent secretary in the state civil service director-general of the board.


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A'isha Ahmad
A'isha Ahmad

Kano based Nigerian  Broadcast journalist, writer, reseacher. You can reach out via [email protected]

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