Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has appointed Alhaji Ibrahim Isa Ladan as the Secretary to the State Government.
In a statement on Monday by the Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Malam Jibrin Baba Ndace, said Ladan replaces Alhaji Shehu Danyaya who was relieved of his post.
Ladan, 55, is a seasoned politician and former aspirant for Niger North Senatorial district, under the All Progressives Congress (APC).
He was a former Commissioner representing Niger State in the Federal Character Commission.
Ladan, a turban councillor of Borgu Kingdom, had served on the Governor-elect Transition Committee set up by Sani Bello to prepare ground for his administration’s inauguration in 2015.
Until his appointment, the new Secretary to Niger State Government is the Secretary to the Committee on Redistribution of Appointments to Board and Parastatals.
The statement quoted Sani Bello as urging him to “bring his wealth of experience to bear in the discharge of his new assignment”.
Isa Ladan is happily married with children.