Governor Matawalle Dissolves Cabinet, Sacks Principal Political Appointees
NEWSMAN, Gusau – Zamfara State Governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle has dissolved the State Executive Council with immediate effect.
Secretary to the State Government, the Chief of Staff, and the Deputy Chief of Staff are also relieved of their respective appointments as well as all Chairmen and members of the state Commissions and Boards of various agencies are also dissolved.
The governor in a statement signed by Adviser Public Enlightenment, media and Communications, Zailani BappaSpecial, on Monday, noted that this dissolution does not affect Commissions provided for by the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Matawalle said in view of this directive, all Honorable Commissioners would hand over affairs of their ministries to their respective permanent secretaries, except Ministry of Security and Home Affairs which will be overseen by Rtd DIG Mohammed Ibrahim Tsafe.
“Chairmen of Commissions and Boards are hereby directed to hand over to their most senior directors.
“The Head of Service will oversee the Office of the Secretary to the State Government”, he stated.