Welcome to the Sokoto State

Head of Service

Our MDAs

Usman Faruk Secretariat

Deputy Governor’s Office

Admin and General Services Department

Political Affairs Department

Cabinet Affairs

Ministry of Agriculture

Ministry of Work

Ministry of Budget and Economic Planning

Ministry for Local Government

Ministry of Justice

Ministry of Finance

Ministry of Animal Health and Fisheries Development

Parks, Gardens and Recreation

Our MDAs

Shehu Kangiwa Secretariat

Ministry of Commerce

Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education

Ministry of Women Affairs

Ministry of Water Resources

Ministry of Lands and Housing

Ministry of Information

Ministry of Science and Technology

Ministry of Social Welfare

Ministry of Health

Ministry of Youth and Sports Development

Ministry of Environment

Ministry of Home Affairs

Ministry for Special Duties

Ministry of Higher Education

Ministry of Establishment

Ministry of Culture and Tourism

Agency for Mass Education

Agency for Nomadic Education

Bureau for Public Procurement and Price Intel.

Department for Community Development

Health Contributory Agency

Hospital Services Management Board

Primary Health Care Development Agency

Primary School Staff Pension Board

State Audit Department



Scholarship Board



State Malaria Elimination Agency

Teacher’s Service Board

Agency for Control of HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis

Our MDAs

MDA’s Outside The 2 Secretariats

  1. Arabic and Islamic Education Board
  2. Board of Internal Revenue
  3. Debt Management Deparment
  4. Drugs and Medical Supplies Agency
  5. Fadama III (SO-CARES)
  6. FASCO
  7. Federal Employment Opportunities Coord. Office
  8. Female Education Board
  9. Fiscal Responsibility Agency
  10. Fire Service Department
  11. Forestry II Project
  12. Government House
  13. Government Printing Press
  14. Hisbah Commission
  15. House of Assembly Service Commission
  16. Housing Cooperation
  17. Human Rights and NGOs
  18. IFAD
  19. Infectious Diseases Hospital Amanawa
  20. Judicial Service Commission
  21. L.G.S.C
  22. Law Reform Commission
  23. Liaison Office Kaduna, Lagos and Abuja
  24. Library Services Department
  25. Local Government Audit
  26. Local Government Staff Pension Board
  27. Maryam Abacha Hospital
  28. Ministry of Energy
  29. Ministry for Rural Development
  30. Noma Children’s Hospital
  31. Office of the Political Adviser
  32. Office of the Surveyor General
  33. Orthopedic Hospital Wamakko
  34. Persons Living with Disability Commission
  35. Pilgrims Welfare Agency
  36. Political Affairs Department

37 Poultry Development Agency

38 Protocol Department

39 Road Maintenance Agency


41 Sustainable Development Goals Office

42 S.A.D.P

43 S.I.E.C

44 S.U.R.P.B

45 College of Basic and Remedial Studies

46 Second Livestock Development

47 Shehu Shagari College of Education

48 Social Investment Programme

49 Sokoto Central Market

50 Sokoto Engineering and Construction Company

51 Sokoto Furniture Factory

52 Sokoto Marshal Agency

53 Sokoto Newspaper Company (The Path)

54 Sokoto State Media Corporation (Rima Radio/TV and FM)

55 Sokoto Transport Company

56 Specialist Hospital

57 State Afforestation Programme

58 State Commodity Board

59 State House of Assembly Service Commission

60 Sokoto State University


62 Sultan Abdulrahman School of Health Tech

63 Sultan Muhammad Maccido Institute for Quran and G.S

64 Umaru Ali Shinkafi Polytechnic

65 Water Board

66 Waziri Junaidu History and Culture Bureau

67 Works School

68 Youth Empowerment and Social Services Department

69 Zakkat Endowment Commission

Permanent Secretaries

  1. Dahiru Balarabe Abbas – Ministry of Finance
  2. Abubakar Muhammad – Ministry of Science and Technology
  3. Muhammad Abubakar Ladan – Ministry of Culture and Tourism
  4. ————– – Ministry of Sold Minerals
  5. Malami Ladan – Ministry for Rural Development 
  6. Aishatu Muh’d Dantsoho – Ministry of Women Affairs
  7. ————– – Administration and General Services
  8. Mohammed Sani Umar – Civil Service Commission
  9. Bande Muhammad Rikina – Cabinet Affairs
  10. Abubakar Sahabi Bello – Political Department
  11. Almustapha Othman Ali –Ministry of Higher Education
  12. ———————– – Ministry of Agriculture
  13. ————————- – Ministry of Energy
  14. Haruna Ahmad – Ministry for Local Governments
  15. Mohammad Sani Audu – Agency For Mass Education
  16. ———————– – Ministry of Justice

18 Ahmad Moyi Tambuwal – Ministry of Lands and Housing

19 Ahmad Rufai Ibrahim – SUBEB

20 Abdullahi Sa’idu BafarawaMinistry of Social Welfare

21 Aminu Aliyu Dogon Daji – IFAD

22 Faruku Shehu – Head of Service Office for Re- Assignment

23 Muazu Madawaki – Ministry of Environment

24 ———— – Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education

25 ————————– – Ministry of Water Resources

26 Ibrahim Adamu – Ministry of Information

27 Amina M. Jekada – Ministry of Youth and Sports

28 Bandado Shehu Bandi – Ministry of Home  Affairs

29 Abdullahi S. Danko – Government House

30 ————————– – SPORA

31 Abubakar Usman Junaidu – Protocol

32 ——————– – Ministry for Religious Affairs

33 ———————– – Ministry of Works and Transport

Director General (DGs)

1. ——————– – Sokoto Marshal

2. ————————– – Public Private Partnership

3. Maikudi Danda – Sokoto Central Market

4. Habibu Isa Waziri – Debt Management

5. ————- – Bureau for Public Procurement (Due Process)

6. Abubakar S. Malami – Sokoto Agricultural Development Program

7. Haliru Abubakar Sifawa – Sustainable Development Goals

8. Jelani Haliru Bawa –  SURPB

9. Luba Abubakar Kasim – Female Education

10. Nasiru Alhaji Aliyu – State Emergency Management Agency

11. Halima S. Tuda – Research & Documentation

12. ————————- – NGOs and Human Rights

13. Abdullahi Mande – SORMA

14. Bala Mohammed Mabera – Waziri Junaidu History and Culture Bureau

15. Lawal Sadiq Sanusi – ——————-

16. Maryam Garba Wamakko – Parks and Gardens

17. Nasir Abubakar Daniya – ICT

18. Bello Isah – Scholarship Board

19. Mohammad Sidi Aminu – Commodity Board

20. Dr. Mohammed Bashir Mustapha – FADAMA III / Zero Hunger Programme

21. Usman Buhari Sani – Tenancy Control Commission

23. Aminu Magaji – Sokoto Geographic Information System

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