Fatima Atiku, daughter of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has been nominated as commissioner in Adamawa State.
Fatima Atiku Abubakar was listed as one of 22 commissioner nominees sent by Governor Bindow Jibirilla on Thursday to the state House of Assembly for screening.
Two of Atiku’s associates – Ibrahim Mijinyawa, a former gubernatorial aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, and Umar Daware – also made the list.
Ahmad Sajoh, director of press and public affairs to Murtala Nyako, former governor of the state, was also nominated. The list also has two former commissioners in Nyako’s cabinet.
The assembly screened all the nominees on Thursday.
Also, a former director of press and public affairs to former Governor Murtala Nyako, Ahmed Sajoh, was also named a commissioner nominee.
The list has two former commissioners of the Nyako administration, namely, Lilian Kayode, and Mohammad Mustapha.
Altogether, four women made the list. They are Shanti Victoria Shashi, Kaletapwa Farauta, Fatima Atiku Abubakar and Lilian Nabe Kayode.
The State House of Assembly complex was filled as early as 9:00am Thursday, as political associates, friends and well wishes of the nominees besieged the premises.