Muhammad Inuwa Tahir, mni (Head of Civil Service)
Born in August of 1959 in Hadejia town, the new Head of state Civil Service, Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Tahir, mni is a graduate of the prestigious National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies Kuru, Jos having been its member in 2009 during which he presented a paper titled: "The effect of financial crisis and the Nigerian Economy", in partial fulfillment of the award of the National Institute, mni..
He obtained his Bachelor of Science Degree on International Studies from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria in 1982 and after his service year with the Ministry of Education in Ondo State began his working career as an Administrative Officer II with then Kano State Government in 1983.
Alhaji Inuwa Tahir, mni, rose through the ranks over the years to become a permanent Secretary in 2007 a position he held until his new appointment in October.
From 1983, the new Head of Service attended courses and workshops on capacity building and also presented papers on various issues in relation to effective service delivery, and security among others and served on various Boards, Committees and Task forces from the old Kano state to present Jigawa state.
To his credit, the new Head of service chaired the committees on the establishment of the state Manpower Development Institute, the state steering committee on formation year programme (FYP) Jigawa state – DFID – UK, Task Force on the implementation of the report of the committee on Realignment and Rationalization of MDAs in Jigawa state.
Alhaji Muhammad Inuwa Tahir, mni was the Permanent Secretary in charge of Administration and General Services in the office of the Head of Service from 2014 until his new appointment.
Sabo Abdu Babura (Permanent Secretary, Directorate of Establishment and Management Services)
SABO ABDU BABURA
Aliyu Ahmad Shingurum (Permanent Secretary, Directorate of Manpower Development and Training)
Adamu Muhammad Dallah (Director Establishment)
Isah Garba Dallah (Director Training)
Iliyasu Adamu Yalo (DAF - Salary and Pension Directorate)
Mutari Yakubu Babura (Director Salary)
Haruna Muhammad (Director Internal Audit)
Adamu Idris Wurno (Director Local Government Pension)
Muhammad Usman Sambo (Director Planning Research and Statistics)
Yusha’u Abdu Dutse (Director State Pension)
Mutari Inuwa Babura (Director Guidance and Counseling)
Yusha’u Abdullahi (Director Servicom)
The 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as amended under paragraph one part 2 section 206 (197) provides for the establishment of a Civil Service for each State of the federation. This informed the establishment of the Civil Service in Jigawa State following its creation in August, 1991. The powers and functions of the Civil Service are derived from the Constitution which were detailed also in the Public Service Rules. There are other guiding and reference materials that regulate the general operations of the service and these include the Financial Instruction, Stores Regulations, Establishment Circulars, Civil Service Handbooks/Manuals, Security Instructions etc.
MISSION:- To motivate and retain professional staff for Jigawa State civil service through fair and equitable competitive remuneration, effective workforce planning and training.
GOALS:- The main goals of the office of the Head of the Civil Service are to ensure efficiency of the service delivery and to promote modern public management systems.
FUNCTIONS:- The Office of the Head of Civil Service is the highest office in the State Civil/Public Service vested with the responsibility of Planning, Organizing, management and motivation of the Civil Service. In discharging these core functions, the Office issues and interprets circulars internal and External for the general direction of the Public Service in respect of conditions of service, staff welfare, Industrial Relations, Manpower Development and Training etc. It is pertinent to mention that the Office of the Head of Civil Service executes its mandate in close relationships with the State Civil Service Commission and Local Government Service.