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  • Updated: June 14, 2024

Katsina: Radda commends Tinubu's appointment of Yakubu as budget office boss

Katsina: Radda commends Tinubu's appointment of Yakubu as bu

Katsina State Governor, Dikko Umaru Radda has commended President Bola Ahmed Tinubu's appointment of Dr Tanimu Yakubu as the Director General of the Budget Office of the Federation.

Radda said the appointment of the Katsina-born economist by President Tinubu was a testament to the appointee's experience in fiscal responsibility and economic development.

He further expressed confidence in Yakubu's appointment to deliver on the national assignment and appreciated President Tinubu for the appointment.

Ibrahim Kaula Mohammed, the governor's Chief Press Secretary made this known in a statement on Friday.

According to the statement, until his recent appointment, Yakubu served as Chairman of the Katsina State Development Management Board, KSDMB, a new agency established by Radda to spearhead rapid state development. 

It added that Yakubu who had served as the pioneer chairman of the agency demonstrated exceptional leadership skills and commitment to sustainable state development.

Radda said: "This prestigious appointment is a testament to Mr Yakubu's exceptional credentials and vast experience in fiscal responsibility and economic development. He is indeed eminently qualified to lead the Budget Office of the Federation, and I am sure he will take the office to greater heights.

"I have the utmost confidence in Tanimu Yakubu's ability to bring his extensive experience to bear in this new national role, and I wish him resounding success. 

"On behalf of the government and people of Katsina State, I extend profound gratitude to His Excellency President Bola Ahmed Tinubu for his discerning decision in appointing an experienced and capable son of Katsina State to this crucial position within his cabinet. 

"This appointment not only recognizes Mr Yakubu's exceptional qualifications and pedigree but also honours the rich talent pool that Katsina State has to offer," Governor Radda emphasized." 

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