A 25-year-old secondary school graduate, Hindatu Umar, was appointed as the Chairperson of Argungu Local Government Area in Kebbi State by the Kebbi State governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu.
She resumed work at the Local Government Secretariat on Thursday, after which she paid a courtesy visit to the Emir of Argungu HRH Alhaji Samaila Muhammadu Mera at his palace in Argungu.
Her appointment has sparked criticisms, some are saying why would a woman be appointed to lead the Local Government. Others cited her age, educational qualification, and lack of experience. See more photos below...