Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state has approved the appointment of Alhaji Abdul-Azeez Muhammad as Special Assistant, Fulani Affairs, to represent Miyetti-Allah in his administration.
The Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Alhaji Isiaka Gold made this known in a statement issued on Tuesday in Ilorin.
He explained that the appointment was driven by Governor Ahmed’s commitment to ensuring a harmonious relationship between herdsmen, farmers and other segments of the society.
Alhaji Gold said that the appointment would also serve to ease communication between members of Miyetti-Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN), the government and local farmers in the state.
The SSG recalled that the decision to appoint a Special Assistant on Fulani Affairs was reached at the enlarged meeting of the State Security Committee held recently.
He congratulated the new appointee and urged him to approach his new assignment with the diligence and dedication that recommended his appointment.