Governor-elect of Kaduna State has approved the appointment of Mohammed Lawal as Chief Press Secretary to the state’s incoming government.
He made this known in a statement signed by himself indicating that the appointment would take effect from May 23, 2023.
According to the statement, “Muhammad Shehu Lawal has more than 10 years of significant and relevant experience in strategic communication, political communication, image management, conflict resolution and peace – building, and monitoring and evaluation.
The newly appointed CPS, holds Masters in International Affairs and Diplomacy MIAD from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Masters in Conflict, Peace and Strategic Studies from Kaduna State University, Kaduna, and Bachelor of Science (Political Science) Degree from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.
He also obtained certificates in Interfaith Conflict Resolution and Conflict Analysis from United States Institute of Peace, Washington DC, as well as a certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation from the Global Health Learning Centre, Baltimore, USA.
Muhammad Shehu Lawal served as Special Assistant to the Executive Governor of Kaduna State on Political Matters from 2019 to 2023.
The statement also said he played a key role in the design and execution of the media and communications strategies of the Kaduna State APC Campaign Council and the North West APC Presidential Campaign Council.
Senator Uba Sani urged the appointee to device effective strategies for publicizing of government activities, interfacing with the media and relevant agencies, and positively projecting the image of the incoming administration, as he wished him Allah’s guidance in the discharge of his new assignment.