Governor Mohammed Abubakar of Bauchi state will travel to Saudi Arabia for his medical check up on Tuesday and would be away for 17 days.
Secretary to the State Government, Malam Bello Ilelah made this known on Tuesday.
In a statement issued to newsmen in Bauchi, Ilelah said the governor would be away for 17 days, during which his deputy, Nuhu Gidado, would act as the state’s governor.
“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,” said Ilelah.