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Gov Matawalle sacks Commissioners, SSG, Chief of Staff, others



Gov Matawalle sacks Commissioners, SSG, Chief of Staff, others

The Governor of Zamfara State, Bello Matawalle has disbanded the State Executive Council with immediate effect.

Matawalle has also fired the Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Bala Bello Maru, and the Chief of Staff, Bala Mande.

Similarly, all chairmen and members of the state commissions and boards of various agencies are affected.

This was enclosed in a statement endorsed by the Special Adviser Public Enlightenment, Media and Communication, Alhaji Zailani Baffa.

The dissolution did not affect commissions provided for by the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

The statement instructed all the commissioners to hand over the affairs of their ministries to their respective permanent secretaries.

It read, “The Ministry of Security and Home Affairs would be overseen by Rtd DIG Mohammed Ibrahim Tsafe.

“The Governor also directed the Chairmen of Commissions and Boards to hand over to their most senior directors.

“The Head of Service will oversee the office of the Secretary to the State Government.”

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