Sokoto sets up panel to probe Tambuwal’s appointments 

Governor Ahmad Aliyu of Sokoto state has set up a nine-man panel to review all appointments made by former Governor Aminu Tambuwal close to the end of his administration.

The panel headed by a former Police Affairs Minister, Malami Dingyadi, was mandated to review the appointments of some traditional rulers and the renaming of tertiary institutions.

A statement by press secretary to the governor Monday in Sokoto, also said the panel would look at the relocation of the institutions and appointment of members of their Governing Councils by the past administration.

“They are also to review all recent appointments of traditional rulers made by former Governor Tambuwal and address complaints raised against some of those appointed.

“It is to further advise the government on any matter of public interest related to issues on the matter.”

Aliyu had on assumption of office suspended the appointments of affected traditional rulers and ordered the cancellation of the renaming of the tertiary institutions. NAN