By Yelmi Luka, Bauchi
Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed has dissolved his cabinet, sacing all commissioners as well as the Secretary to the State Government, Chief of Staff and other special advisers.
The dissolution order was contained in a statement made available to newsmen through the Governor’s Special Adviser on media, Comrade Muktar Gidado on Wednesday.
The statement said all political appointees were dissolved with immediate effect.
“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”, it said.
The statement added that those affected “include, the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), the Chief of Staff (COS) Government House and all Special Advisers”.
The statement said only Special Adviser Security; Special Adviser National and State Assembly Liaison; Special Adviser Social Investment and Special Adviser Media and Publicity will retain their positions.
Bala directed 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.
The governor thanked all the affected political appointees for their meritorious service to the State and wished them the very best in their future careers.