Emir of Zazzau, Mallam Ahmed Nuhu Bamalli, has urged governors to appoint professionals as secretaries to state governments (SSGs) and local government administration to ensure good governance.
He stated this yesterday when a delegation from the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators of Nigeria, ICSAN, visited him in Zaria, Kaduna State.
The ICSAN delegation was led by the National President, Mrs Funmi Ekundayo.
The emir represented by the Wazirin Zazzau, Khadi Mohammed Aminu Inuwa, urged the professionals to liaise with key stakeholders to ensure that SSGs and secretaries of local governments were not just political apologists but members of ICSAN.
Earlier, Mrs Funmi Ekundayo, ICSAN president, said they were in Kaduna State to inaugurate the state chapter of the institute.
The delegation also visited the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria for collaboration and partnership to further entrench the presence of the institute in northern Nigeria.
Ekundayo said the partnership would hinge on having a linkage programme with ABU to harmonise the ICSAN module with the university’s curriculum.
The harmonisation would enable the students to start the ICSAN examination while they were undergraduates and get dual benefits, and professional and academic certificates.