Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed, has dissolved the State Executive Council.
Those affected include the Secretary to the State Government, Sabi’u Baba; the governor’s Chief of Staff, Ladan Salihu, 21 Commissioners, and Special Advisers.
This was contained in a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the governor on Media and Publicity, Mukhtar Gidado, made available to journalists on Wednesday.
He said the governor directed that the Commissioners should hand over to their respective Permanent Secretaries while the SSG, Chief of Staff and affected Special Advisers, are to handover to the most Senior Permanent Secretary in the Government House.
He said: “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 and all Special Advisers.”
“Special Adviser Security; Special Adviser National and State Assembly Liaison; Special Adviser Social Investment and Special Adviser Media and Publicity”.
“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”.
“He equally directed that an inventory of government property be taken.”