By Mohammed Kabir Garba, Bauchi
Governor of Bauchi State, Bala Mohammed has approved the appointment of Dr. Aminu Hassan Gamawa as the new Chief of Staff (COS) Government House, Bauchi.
A signed statement by Special Adviser Media & Publicity, Mukhtar Gidado said that Dr. Aminu Gamawa holds a Master’s and Doctorate Degree in Law from Harvard Law School at Harvard University, USA; one of the prominent centers of learning in the World.
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The statement also said that the new Chief of Staff hails from Gamawa Local Government Area of the State.
He is a legal practitioner, teacher, policy expert and public servant and has worked across a wide range of organizations, government agencies, educational institutions and non– profitable entities.
The statement further said that in 2019, Dr. Gamawa was appointed as Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Bauchi State. He was also the State Focal Person for World Bank Projects, Chairman of Bauchi State COVID-19 Economic Recovery Committee 2020, Vice Chairman of Bauchi State World Bank States Fiscal Transparency, Accountability and Sustainability (SFTAS), Regional Representative of Technical Working Group on Subnational Ease of Doing Business, among other responsibilities.
While at Harvard he was the Coordinator of Harvard Law School Graduate Forum (2011-2014) and a teaching fellow. He presented many academic and professional papers at local and international conferences. Dr. Gamawa was in the year 2020 awarded with the National Productivity Order of Merit (NPOM) Award.
Until his appointment, he was the immediate past Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Bauchi State.
The appointment takes immediate effect.