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Bauchi gov sacks SSG, chief of staff, commissioners, others

Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Abdulkadir. Mohammed, has approved with immediate effect the dissolution of members of the State Executive Council and other political appointees.

Those affected include the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), the Chief of Staff (COS) Government House and Special Advisers.

This was contained in a statement signed Mukhtar Gidado, who is the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the Governor.

He however said the dissolution did not affect the Special Adviser Security; Special Adviser National and State Assembly Liaison; Special Adviser Social Investment and Special Adviser Media and Publicity.

The statement said “All Commissioners are to hand over the affairs of their ministries to their respective Permanent Secretaries, while the SSG, the 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.

Governor Bala Mohammed thanked the affected political appointees for their service to the state, and wished them the very best in their future endeavours.

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