Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State has approved the appointment of
Alhaji Garba Sanda Mani as the new Head of Service of the state.
A statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the governor on
Media, Alhaji Abdu Labaran, said the appointment took immediate effect.
“Your selection is in recognition of your track record of service and
on the conviction that you will serve faithfully, diligently and in the
best interest of the state,’’ the statement said.
The appointee was born on Oct. 15, 1959; he began his working career
in 1983 in the old Kaduna State as a Master Grade II officer in the
office of the Secretary to the State Government.
Mani is an Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, graduate of Political Science, 1982.
The statement said the appointee also holds a Masters degree in
International Affairs and Diplomacy (MIAD) from the same university in
The new Head of Service is also an alumnus of the National Institute
for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Jos, where he
successfully completed the Senior Executive Course 32 in 2010.
However, Mani was appointed a Permanent Secretary in 2007, an office he held until his present appointment.