Alhaji Barau Abdullahi Gambasha (Hon. Commissioner)
A grassroots politician, Alhaji Barau Abdullahi Gambasha was born in 1958 in Gambasha village of Buji Local Government are where he held sway as Executive Chairman from 1993 to 1994 and 1999 to 2003 and between 1990 and 1993 he was the Executive Chairman of Birnin Kudu Local Government Council.
At the state level, the new Commissioner of Environment was between 2004 and 2007, the Managing Director of the state Water Board and from 2007 to 2014, the Board Chairman of the state Roads Maintenance Agency (JIRMA).
Alhaji Barau Abdullahi Gambasha holds a 1989 certificate of attendance of the College of Education, Kano and is married with children
Dr. Abdullahi Kainuwa (Permanent Secretary)
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Hajiya Binta Yawale (Director Admin and Finance)
Alhaji Nuhu Yuisf (Director Environmental Health)
Alhaji Salisu Mohd Mory (Director Enforcement & Compliance)
Engr. Usman Zakari Yau (Director Environmental Engineering)
The Ministry of Environment consists of six departments with two agencies. Prior to inception of the present administration in May, 2007, there were three ministries related to Environment in Jigawa State. These are;