Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya has ordered the suspension of the General Manager of Gombe State Water Board ( GSWB), Engr. Magaji Abubakar Difa with immediate effect.
According to a press release on Tuesday 24th May 2022 signed by the Director-General (Press Affairs) Gombe Government House, Ismaila Uba Misilli, he said that the Secretary to the State Government, Professor Ibrahim Abubakar Njodi, who announced this, said the decision was informed by the GM’s negligence of duty which led to rampant pipe water leakages as witnessed by the governor during his inspection visits to some projects sites in the state capital.
Accordingly, Engr. Difa has been directed to hand over to the most senior COREN registered Engineer in the agency to oversee its affairs until further notice.