Permanent Secretary – Home Affairs & Social Services
Mr. Major Abba, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Urban Development was born 1st January 1959. He hails from Yorro Local Government Area and is married with (6) children.
He began his Primary School at Lankaviri Primary School, Yorro Local Government from 1968 to 1974. He completed his Post-Primary School at Government Teachers’ College Yola. Adamawa state from 1975 to 1980.
He further studied at College of Agriculture Jalingo and where he obtained his Diploma in Agriculture and (A.B.U) College of Agriculture at Kabba in Kogi State between 1981 to 1982 and 1989 to 1990 respectively where he graduated with Higher National Diploma (H.N.D) in Horticulture.
He also proceeded to Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (A.T.B.U) Bauchi state from 1999 to 2000 where he obtained Advance Diploma in Business Management, Bachelor in Educational Management, Federal University of Technology Yola, 2005 – 2007 and the Modibo Adama University of Technology Yola for his Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in Business Management from 2009 – 2014. He is presently undrgoing his Masters in the National Open University, Jalingo Centre.
- Appointment as an Agric superintendent in 1985.
- Secretary Takum Local Government 2001-2002.
- Secretary IBBI Local Government 2003.
- Caretaker Committee Chairman Yorro LGA 2004.
- Permanent Secretary 2011 to date.
He also has a publication on the Means for Establishment of the Nigeria Peace Corps (N.P.C) in 2016.
Permanent Secretary, General Services
Mr. Nuvalga Dan Habu, the Permanent Secretary, General Services, was born on 20th Oct. 1960. He hails from Takum LGA and is married with Four (4) children.
He began his educational career at St. Joseph Primary School, Takum from 1966 – 1973 after which he proceeded to Mbiya Government Secondary School, Takum from 1973 – 1978. He thereafter proceeded to the University of Maiduguri from 1980 -1984 where he obtained a B.Sc. Politics Science and Administration and the University of Lagos from 2007 – 2009.
He enjoys Reading and Travel