Bauchi State Governor Mohammed Abubakar has nominated the Chief of Staff Government House, Alhaji Audu Sule, to serve as his deputy.
Commissioner for Information, Alhaji Umar Sade, confirmed the nomination to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday in Bauchi.
“The governor nominated Audu Sule Katagum as the Deputy Governor after due consultation with stakeholders in the state,” he said.
Information Officer of Bauchi State House of Assembly, Lamara Chinade, also confirmed to the NAN yesterday that the name of Sule had been submitted to the House for confirmation.
“The name was submitted last week and the House may sit next week to confirm his nomination,” he told NAN.
The former deputy governor, Alhaji Nuhu Gidado, resigned his appointment about two weeks ago.