Bauchi State governor, Mohammed Abubakar has nominated his Chief of Staff, Alhaji Audu Sule Katagum, to serve as his deputy.
Alhaji Umar Sade, state commissioner for Information, confirmed the nomination in Bauchi, yesterday.
“The governor nominated Audu Sule Katagum as the deputy governor after due consultation with stakeholders in the state,” he said.
Information Officer of Bauchi State House of Assembly, Mr Lamara Chinade, also confirmed that the name of Sule had been submitted to the House for confirmation.
“The name was submitted last week and the House may sit next week to confirm his nomination,” he said.
It would be recalled that the former deputy governor, Alhaji Nuhu Gidado, resigned his appointment about two weeks ago.