From: Ruth Yarnap, Bauchi
Bauchi state Governor, Bala Mohammed has dissolved the State Executive Council and sacked some political appointees.
The governor in a statement made available to newsmen through his special adviser on media and publicity, Muktar Gidado, said the decision is with immediate effect.
According the statement, those effected include Secretary to the State Government and the governor’s Chief of Staff.
The statement said that all Commissioners should handover the affairs of their Ministries to their respective Permanent Secretaries while the affected political appointees should hand over to the most senior Permanent Secretary, Government House.
Mukhtar Gidado said that the Governor thanked them for their meritorious services to the state and also wished them all the best in their future endeavors.
Those Special Advisers not affected include, Special Adviser on Security ,Special Adviser National and State Assembly liaison , Special Adviser Social Investment and Special Adviser, Media and Publicity.