The Arewa Online Publishers Association (AOPA) has praised Governor Abdullahi Ganduje over his re-appointment of Mohammed Garba, a former president of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) as commissioner.
A statement signed by the association’s secretary, Comrade Balarabe Junaidu stated that Mohammed Garba “displayed enough versatility , patriotism and dexterity as well as innovations and uniqueness into information dissemination in Kano State during Ganduje’s first tenure.”
“The news of your reappointment by Governor Umar Ganduje into the Kano State cabinet did not come as a surprise as it can be likened to the saying that a golden fish has no hidden place.
“Being reappointed , is a testimony of the dynamism and professionalism in information management which you brought to bear on Ganduje Administration.
“It is a known fact that the versatility , patriotism and dexterity as well as innovations and uniqueness, you injected into information dissemination in Kano State can not be detached from the land mark achievement and development of Ganduje Administration.
“Members of Arewa Online Publishers Association can boldly say that the people of Kano State were adequately and accurately informed of government policies and programmes , a development which had helped in creating a conducive atmosphere necessary for good governance.
“An amiable, unassuming and very entertaining member of Ganduje cabinet, your candour of humility, demystifies any man with bloated- sense of ego and self- importance.
To us, you have created a model and a pace – setter for others in the country,” the statement said.