Following the expiration of the tenure of elected chairmen, Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has requested the state House of Assembly to screen and confirm local government caretaker chairmen and their deputies.

The request was contained in a message addressed to the Speaker of the Assembly, Abubakar Suleiman, by the governor.

Presenting the message at plenary on Tuesday, the Majority Leader of the House, Tijjani Muhammad Aliyu, said Governor Mohammed’s request came on the heels of the expiration of the tenure of elected local government chairmen and their deputies.

The governor’s nominees include Alkaleri: Bala Ibrahim Pali (chairman), Muhammad Idris Bappa (deputy); Bauchi: Baba Musa (chairman), Bala Mato (deputy); Bogoro: Markus Bitrus (chairman), Emmanuel Barnabas (deputy); Dambam: Muhammad Sabo Joji (chairman), Ilya Isah Dagauda (deputy).

Also nominated are for Darazo: Zakari Inuwa Labaran(chairman), Samaila Shehu (deputy); Dass: Ado Maigoro (chairman), Yusuf Wakili (deputy); Gamawa: Nasiru Bakura (chairman), Salisu Dahiru (deputy); Ganjuwa: Muhammad Idris (chairman), Ibrahim Shehu Baba (deputy) and Giade: Abubakar Nawaila (chairman), Abdullahi Idris (deputy).

Others are Itas/Gadau: Abubakar Bello (chairman), Yakubu Sadiku (deputy); Jamaare: Inuwa Moisha (chairman), Saleh Muhammad (deputy); Katagum: Umaru Hassan (chairman), Abdulhamid Datti (deputy); Kirfi: Muhammad Tukur Adamu (chairman), Muhammad Bashar(deputy); Misau: Salisu Hussaini (chairman), Sallau Garba Tela (deputy) and Ningi: Ibrahim Zubairu Mato(chairman), Muhammad Lawan Gudduba (deputy).

Also on the list of nominees are, Shira: Babangida Muhammad (chairman), Adamu Usman (deputy); Tafawa Balewa: Samaila Wakili (chairman), Salisu Adamu (deputy); Toro: Danlami Garba Abubakar (chairman), Auwal Abba (deputy); Warji: Ibrahim Ismail (chairman), Muhammad Sani (deputy) and Zaki: Abdullahi T Musa (chairman), Mamuda Aminu (deputy).

Meanwhile, the House has resolved to screen the nominees on Tuesday, 20th December 2022.