Secretary to The State Government (SSG)

HON. SAIDU UMAR

THE SECRETARY TO THE STATE GOVERNMENT – SOKOTO STATE

PORTFOLIO

The office of the Secretary to the State Government is responsible for coordinating the activities of all the ministries, non-ministries and extra ministries of the state.
This portfolio is the secretariat of the Government of the State.

Honorable Saidu Umar:

  • Coordinates the activities of Commissions and Committees set up by Government.
  • Coordinates National and State Ceremonies including the Democracy day, Armed Forces Remembrance Week, Independence Day Celebrations.
  • Security matters and petitions and appeals to the Governor.
  • Protocol matter, state visits/functions.
  • Emergencies and disaster cases and relief management.
  • Labour and industrial relation matters
  • Preparation of Memoranda, Notes and Minutes for Executive Council
  • Liaison with Federal Ministries and Agencies, States, Non Governmental organizations, and international agencies
  • Liaise with government at the local Government Areas and Liaison Offices
  • Handling of matters of Nigerian Citizenship, Titles of honour and Decorations
  • instruments, regulations, legal notices, and Prerogative of Mercy
  • Archiving of Government White papers on conclusions and Reports of Commissions of Inquiry, Committees and panels
  • National Youth Service Corp Matters
  • Carrying out such other specific assignment/responsibilities as the Governor may from time to time direct.

AWARDS

  • Fellow Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  • Member Certified National Accountant (CNA)
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