Bauchi governor embarks on ‘medical trip’ to Saudi Arabia

Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi State is to travel to Saudi Arabia to check his health, Secretary to the State Government, Malam Bello Ilelah, said on Tuesday.
In a terse statement issued to all media organisations in Bauchi, a copy of which mas made available to the News Agency of Nigeria, Ilelah said the governor would be away for 17 days, during which his deputy, Malam Nuhu Gidado, would act as the state’s Chief Executive.
Ilelah said: “His Excellency, Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar Esq, Governor of Bauchi, will undertake a medical trip to Saudi Arabia, from Tuesday, 13th June, 2017, to Friday, 30th June, 2017.
“During his absence, His Excellency, Nuhu Gidado, Deputy Governor, will act as the Governor.”