Alhaji Kabiru Ali (Hon. Commissioner)
Born in Dutse the Jigawa state capital in 1963, Alhaji Kabiru Ali holds Master of Science Degree on Agric Extension Management from the University of Readings in the United Kingdom and a Project Management and Evaluation certificate of the United States of America Department of Agriculture. All these were after obtaining both OND and HND from the Ahmadu Bello University College of Agriculture, Kabba in 1977 and 1986 respectively.
He started his working career in 1975 with the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources in Kano state and rose through the ranks culminating in his appointment as the Managing Director of Jigawa state Agricultural Development Authority.
The new Commissioner for Agriculture and Natural Resources from 200 1to 2007 held the positions of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Head of Civil Service, Commissioner in charge of Agriculture and Natural Resources and again appointed as Head of Civil Service when he retired voluntarily from active service.
Gambo Ibrahim Aliyu (Permanent Secretary)
GAMBO IBRAHIM ALIYU
Adamu Abdullahi (Director Admin & Finance)
Mohammed Iliya (Director Planning, Research & Statistics)
Muhammad A. Adamu (Director Agric Services)
Dr. Abdullahi H. Birniwa (Director Veterinary Services)
Eng. Ibrhim Malami (Director Agric. Engineering)
Muhammad Garba (Director Irrigation Services)
Dr. Ahmad Zubairu (Director Livestock Services)
Musa Tahir (Director Fishery Services)
Jigawa state is blessed with large expenses of agricultural land, rivers and flood plains suitable for crops, livestock and fish production. Agriculture is the means of livelihood for over 90% of the State population.
MISSION:- Facilitate Agricultural development and preserve natural resources of Jigawa State through well qualified and competent work force.
GOALS:- To enhance human development through employment, food security and poverty eradication.
CORE MANDATES:- To Design and implement policies, programmes and strategies that promote and facilitate sustainable Agricultural Development.