Zamfara State Governor, His Excellency Dauda Lawal, has signed an Executive Order restructuring the State Government ministries from 28 to 16.
According to Channels, the measure is to cut wastage in government and eliminate duplication of functions.
This was revealed in a statement on Thursday by Governor Lawal’s Spokesperson, Sulaiman Bala Idris.
He said the governor signed the Executive Order on Thursday at the Council Chambers of the Government House, Gusau.
The newly approved ministries are those of Agriculture; Budget and Planning; Science and Technology; Environment and Natural Resources; Finance; Health; and Commerce; Trade and Industry.
Others are Information and Culture; Justice; Housing and Urban Development; Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs; Religious Affairs; Women Affairs and Social Development; Works and Infrastructure; Youth and Sport; Internal Security and Home Affairs.