Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has sacked the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Chief of Staff and all commissioners in the State.
This followed the immediate dissolution of the State Executive Council (SEC) as contained in a press release signed by the Special Adviser Media and Publicity to the Governor, Mukhtar Gidado.
According to the Governor’s media aide, the dissolution also affected all Special Advisers, except the Special Adviser Security; Special Adviser National and State Assembly Liaison; Special Adviser Social Investment and Special Adviser Media and Publicity.
“His Excellency, the Executive Governor of Bauchi State Sen. Bala A. Mohammed CON (Kauran Bauchi) has approved with immediate effect the dissolution of members of the State Executive Council and other political appointees that include, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), the Chief of Staff (COS) Government House,” Gidado stated.
He added that all commissioners are to handover the affairs of their ministries to their respective Permanent Secretaries, “while the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), the Chief of Staff (COS) Government House and other affected Special Advisers are to handover to the most senior Permanent Secretary in the Government House who is equally directed to take inventory of government property”.
Gidado further stated that Governor Mohammed wished the affected appointees the very best in their future endeavours.
“His Excellency, Governor Bala Mohammed while thanking the affected political appointees for their meritorious service to the State, wished them the very best in their future endeavours,” Gidado stated.